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Taxes: 7 out of 10


I just took the NerdWallet quiz: “How Much Do You Know About Tax Basics?” I only got 7 out of the 10 questions correct. (In my defense I answered the questions off the top of my head without doing any research). My score of 70% was above the curve according to NerdWallet. A score of …Read the Rest

Faculty Spotlight: Enhancing Humans


Right now I am reading Ramez Naam’s Nexus. The book is about a drug that allows humans to be connected to each other’s brains. It also can allow an individual to reprogram and control another person’s brain. Interestingly (well, at least to someone interested in law) essential to the plot is The Chandler Act (the Emerging …Read the Rest

Ohio Treasurer’s Annual Reports (Memory Project)


More than one librarian noted the recent announcement that the office of the Treasurer of State (Ohio) partnered with the State Library of Ohio to provide full-text access to a “nearly complete set of Annual Reports in digital format.” The earliest reports (starting in 1805) were published biennially and the Ohio Memory Project states that there …Read the Rest

Immigration Reform


On Feb. 17, 2015, U.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen issued a temporary restraining order that delayed the implementation of recent executive actions related to immigration reform. He said “that states would ‘suffer irreparable harm‘” without the delay.  President Obama said that history and the law are on his side — and that it is not …Read the Rest

Yemen


Update: On Feb. 15, 2015, the United Nations (U.N.) Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution demanding that the Houthis immediately withdraw their forces from the capital, release government officials who are under house arrest, and re-engage in the political process and negotiations led by Special Adviser Jamal Benomar. It is not a Chapter 7 resolution — …Read the Rest

Westlaw Passwords Must Be Changed


Having trouble accessing Westlaw this month? We’re not surprised. You probably have to change your password. If you try to access Westlaw with an old password, you will be prompted to create a new Westlaw password using the “Forgot My Password” link. Apparently Westlaw posted an ad on the Westlaw home page during the month …Read the Rest