Tag Archives: Explanation

Legal Theory Lexicon: Inference to the Best Explanation (Abduction)

Introduction Early in the first year of law school, students are likely to realize that facts are crucially important.   But the law school curriculum is designed so as to make the process of legal factfinding almost invisible.  The traditional first … Continue reading

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Explanation: Obamacare Ruled Unconstitutional

UPDATE:  A federal judge has ruled the Affordable Care Act (ACA or Obamacare) is unconstitutional because Congress, in the Tax Cut and Jobs Act, eliminated the tax penalty under the individual mandate for those who do not maintain health care … Continue reading

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The Threat of Unconstitutionality to Explanation II to Section 37 of the Income Tax Act

[Priya Garg is a 5th year student at West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences (WBNUJS), Kolkata] Explanation II added to Section 37 of the Income Tax Act, 1961 (“IT Act”), which became effective from 1 April 2014, runs the risk of … Continue reading

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Lowering the Barriers to Entry to the Common Ownership Debate: A (Relatively) Non-Technical Explanation of MHHI Delta

One of the hottest topics in antitrust these days is institutional investors’ common ownership of the stock of competing firms. Large investment companies like BlackRock, Vanguard, State Street, and Fidelity offer index and actively managed mutual funds that are invested … Continue reading

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An Explanation of Collaborative Divorce in North Carolina

Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “What does uncontested divorce mean?” Going through a divorce can be tough. You are ending a relationship and declaring that you wish your legal marriage be terminated. The very nature … Continue reading

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