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Changes in the role of lawyers and corporate governance in Japan--How do we measure whether legal reform leads to real change?
This Essay is part of a festschrift in honor of John Owen Haley and appears in a special issue of Washington University Global Studies Law Review. Haley is best known for his work on continuity and change in Japanese law ...
Service learning and tax: More than VITA
The article offers information on the integration of tax-based service learning projects in the U.S. It defines service learning as a teaching approach in which specific curricular learning objectives are combined with ...
Human, not too human: Why is mediation a profound alternative to the legal proceedings?
(Emerald Group Publishing, 2009)
This article presents an attempt to understand why mediation has gained so much popularity in the western world in the last three decades. I will demonstrate how mediation, of all the processes that have sprung under the ...
Ethical issues in tax practice
(Great Plains Federal Tax Institute, 2009)
Overview of Internal Revenue code, regulatory and judicial oversight of federal and state tax practice.
Introduction to corporate compliance and ethics programs
(Practising Law Institute, 2009)
Reflections on the state of consensus-based decision making in child welfare
Consensus approaches to child protection decision making such as mediation and family group conferencing have become increasingly widespread since first initiated about 25 years ago. They address but are also constrained ...
Whistleblowers and tax enforcement: Using inside information to close the "tax gap"
This article examines the current legal structure allowing rewards for informants who provide information to assist the IRS in the enforcement of the tax laws. IRS data suggest that informants are a cost-effective means ...
Nebraska jury instructions: Second edition
Have casinos contributed to rising bankruptcy rates?
This article examines the relationship between casino gambling and bankruptcy rates in U.S. counties using a panel of UlS. county-level data from 1990-2005. We contribute to the literature in several ways, perhaps most ...