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Be Careful When Looking for a Tax Debt Settlement Company

Battling insomnia last week I found myself flipping channels around midnight. I have found that this is the time of night you can usually catch commercials from a tax debt settlement company. Of course, this makes sense since we are a in the final stretch of the annual tax filing …

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The Notion of Preemptive War

In the same way it certainly did not mean that states perceiving any threat-as rightly pointed out by Karl Zemanek-might lawfully carry out a general preemptive war against states possessing WMD or supporting or harbouring terrorist organizations. In addition to Zemanek’s point of view, I would like to draw attention …

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Merely the Notion of Self-Defence Is Changing?

Introduction Professor Zemanek has identified the No. 1 issue of the latest developments in international law. I fully agree with all of his major conclusions. I do not think that any State may “lead” the international community in any respect, and act as a supreme arbiter of right and wrong, …

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The Proper Role of the US

All the preceding observations, which have exposed many of the failures of the US, should not be misunderstood to mean that the world does not need the US. On the contrary, the international community does need the support and cooperation of the most powerful State in implementing its fundamental rules. …

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Travel Tips to Help You Avoid a Nasty Cruise Ship Accident

Taking a vacation on a cruise ship can be a fun experience for people. It may be a once in a lifetime opportunity for them. Sometimes, that fun can be turned upside down though. It is important to learn all of the travel tips to help you avoid a cruise …

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How an Attorney Will Evaluate Your Case

The first meeting with your accident lawyer may be seen as an interview. You will be assessing the attorney to determine how well you get along and whether you will be able to work with him. Conversely, the attorney will be assessing you and your case to see whether it …

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Whether Hosting A Website Creates Jurisdiction For Defamation And Related Claims

Whether a customer hosting a website on a server in a particular state in the US, can be subject to jurisdiction of a court, under the due process clause of the 14th Amendment of the US Constitution? The big question here, is if you as a customer are located in …

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The Two Outstanding Examples Where the Security Council Was Bypassed

Kosovo in 1999 and Iraq in 2003 are the two outstanding examples where the Security Council was bypassed, but they are not the only ones. The United States, under the Clinton administration, sent troops to Haiti in 1994, and in 1998 it bombarded Iraq in Operation Desert Fox. Interventions in …

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Are You Falling Prey to the 3 Most Common Marketing Blunders Committed by Law Firms?

Are you an experienced lawyer and looking to open a new firm? Or are you one in a start- up firm with zero potential customers? It is easy to advertise and sell your product when it is as widely used as soap or a deodorant, but legal counsel is still …

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The Difference Between Mediation and a Court Proceeding

Many people outside the legal world are unfamiliar with what mediation is and what it entails. It is substantially different from traditional litigation (i.e. going to court) and has an entirely different set of rules and procedures. The main difference is that mediation is driven by the parties in a …

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