- The Virtual Chase -People Finder Guide
- Anthony Aycock, Where's Waldo? A Primer on People-Searching Online, Online Jan-Feb 2006 at 28.
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The Tax Foundation has issued a survey that rates state tax codes for businesses. The State Business Tax Climate Index (SBCTI) lists New York, New Jersey, Rhode Island, Ohio, Maine, Kentucky, Nebraska, Iowa and Arkansas as having the "least hospitable" tax environment for businesses. Each state was evaluated on five aspects of its tax system. CNN Money also reports on the story.
Despite the evidence of the widespread nature of white collar crime, there remain few empirical studies devoted to assessing the prevalence of white collar crime as it relates to the general public. In response to this, NW3C conducted the 2005 National Public Survey on White Collar Crime (a follow-up to NW3C’s original National Public Survey on White Collar Crime conducted in 1999). By utilizing household and individual measures, this nationally-representative survey highlights the public’s recent experiences with white collar crime including victimization, reporting behaviors, and perceptions of crime seriousness.Download the entire PDF report here.
[I]t's designed to serve the community with the management of copyright issues arising in the creation of original works and in the use of existing copyrighted works for teaching, research, and service. A Copyright Quickguide is offered to help you learn basic copyright information quickly. There are also guides on Fair Use Issues, Permissions Information, and Copyright Ownership.It looks like a nice resource.
The 1996 amendments to the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) required federal departments and agencies to establish publicly accessible "electronic reading rooms" containing FOIA response materials and other public information. These websites contain valuable information about the operation of the federal government and many collect frequently requested records.
Celebrate National Sunshine Week by visiting one of the FOIA reading rooms listed below:
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The staff of the American Law Reports (ALR) has compiled summaries of major decisions from the 2005 fall term in one document, the 2005-2006 ALR United States Supreme Court Update: Part I. (The update for the second half of the 2005-2006 term will be available in August 2006.) In addition to actual opinions, the update also summarizes orders granting or denying certiorari. The update is organized alphabetically by topic, beginning with Civil Rights and ending with War and National Emergency. Each summary includes the title and citation of the opinion or order, a summary of the facts, the Court's disposition, and the title and citation of a corresponding ALR article.
The Canadian Legal Information Institute (CanLII), the non-profit organization that makes Canadian law accessible for free on the Internet, has been scanning pre-1985 Supreme Court of Canada judgments as part of its digitization project to make them available for free on its website. The project is called ScanLII. 200 decisions prior to 1985 have been made available so far and more will be added as the project progresses. On the CanLII Supreme Court page, the early decisions from 1976 to 1984 can be found near the bottom under "Access by Decision Date".In other Canadian legal information news, Slaw has created The Marshall Rothstein Pages, which provides a list of information resources about the nominee for the Supeme Court of Canada and the nomination process. (From beSpacific).