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INCOME TAX

Medical residents are workers, not students, and therefore must pay federal income taxes on their wages. Mayo Foundation for Medical Ed. and Research v. U. S., No. 09-837.  Jan. 11, 2011. Lawyers USA No. 993-2570.

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TRIBAL IMMUNITY

The Court deferred deciding whether a tribal sovereign is immune from property taxes pending resolution of a factual matter. Madison County v. Oneida Indian Nation of N. Y., No. 10-72.  Jan. 10, 2011. Lawyers USA No. 993-2569.

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Sheldon ‘Don’ Richie: Small-firm lawyer fought gov’t and won

When the case New Process Steel v. National Labor Relations Board landed before the U.S. Supreme Court, it was a David vs. Goliath story of sorts.

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Stephen B. Kinnaird: A sixth sense about the Sixth Amendment

When Stephen B. Kinnaird stood before the justices of the U.S. Supreme Court urging them to hold that bad advice from a defense attorney about the deportation risks of a guilty plea can amount to a Sixth Amendment violation, he knew ...

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Employment law trends of 2010 in review

In the past year, Lawyers USA has covered the major developments in employment law, including case law, litigation, legislation and tips and trends for small and solo firms. Here's a look back at our employment law highlights of 2010.

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