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More whistleblowers reporting suspected tax fraud to the IRS

Lawyers have seen an uptick in people reporting employers, financial companies or high-worth individuals for ripping off the U.S. Treasury. Under a relatively new and lesser known whistleblower law, anyone can report suspected tax fraud to the IRS, and if ...

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Do Google’s privacy changes affect your law practice? (access required)

Changes to Google’s privacy policies have created an uproar globally over concerns that the Internet behemoth has consolidated its information gathering without revealing how it will use that information and giving users no chance to opt out. Lawyers who use ...

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Tips on guest blogging (access required)

Guest blogging is a good way for small firm and solo lawyers to show their expertise and market their firm at the same time. While it helps to already have your own established blog, lawyers who don’t have time to ...

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Using social media as part of your trial preparation (access required)

For years now, jury researchers have been using the Internet to gauge public sentiment and investigate potential jurors. The media-fueled frenzy of the Casey Anthony trial opened new avenues for trial consultants to help lawyers craft their tactics, and experts ...

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