Midterm Study Guide
Federalism: Vertical Checks and Balances
What powers are given to the Federal Government and what are reserved for the States?
o The 10th amendment.
o States have the power to act unless said otherwise Default is innocence.
April 12, 2016
The Revenue District Officer
Bureau of Internal Revenue
Molo, Iloilo City
I would like to request from your good office certified true copies
of the following documents under Taxpayers Name MERCY DIEBEL of
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Fall 2014 Syllabus for Law 301: Introduction to the Law
Professor Jennifer Pahre
This course provides a broad introduction to American law and the American legal system.
It reviews the substance of the law, and the core legal
Access for poor people to legal assistance in civil
We will look at the current situation, and even at the
hopes of many for something called the "Civil
Last year, the Brennan Center for Justice issued a
"White Paper" entitled "Acc
Topic: Domestic Violence
Part 1 Reading and Report
Go to http:/news.google.com/ This is the Google
Type in just two words (and use the hyphen): domesticviolence. Then click on Search News.
Then click on the link in the left column for Past wee
Read the court case which is attached to this
message, called HUD v. Rucker, a 2002 United
States Supreme Court case.
Send a description of the case which
includes three sections:
1. the important facts for each of the three
2. the issue (the que
I have shortened this assignment because I did
not get time to send it out yesterday.
Your report is still due at midnight on Sunday.
It should take about one hour to do this
The topic is Public and Subsidized Housing.
Read the materials
The report is due at the usual time. By 6:00 p.m. Wednesday.
But, please be early if possible because my assistant is getting sworn in as a
lawyer on Thursday morning in ceremonies in Springfield; she has requested
that I send her the reports by 5.
Because I am sending this later than usual, this assignment is
very short. An hour max.
The following link is to material from the Illinois legal aid
online website, which is an introduction to landlord-tenant
law for poverty lawyers.
You do NOT need to r
TANF and WELFARE REFORM
Read the materials at the links which follow,
and also read the material which is copied
By midnight on Sunday, send me a 1-2 page
report which lets me know you read and
understood these materials, by addressing
This assignment should take about an hour.
Send a 2 page report by 6:00 p.m. Wednesday night.
First, read the Frequently Asked Questions and the
Official Answers from the USDA FNS at:
Then read the ABC News story from
The new poverty law topic for next week is Food Stamps.
The assignment for Tuesday's class should take approximately two
Reading assignment Part 1:
Read the information on food stamps, available for free to the public,
from the Illinois legal
The reading assignment for next week is to read
just read the one case which is attached to this
message. I have edited it down to a manageable
and readable size. It would be wise to read it
two or three times before writing your
Goldberg. v. Kell
The FDCPA in real life. Two short federal court cases.
Read the opinion by the Seventh Circuit Court
of Appeals in Fields v. Wilber Law Firm, which is
Notice the use of the D word (dun) and the standard
used to determine if a "dun" is mislead
A new topic. But still related to debts. One attachment
and one link. Be sure to do both.
You get your first (and only) look at a federal
FAIR DEBT COLLECTION PRACTICES ACT
Open and study the FDCPA (the
acronym used to talk about
Read Business Service Bureau v. Martin (1999, Fourth
District Illinois Appellate Court)
Read about "zombie debts
ABC A as trustee Independent Trustee Estate Tax consequence Gift Tax Consequence As as trustee Gift Tax Gift Tax Consequence Estate Tax Consequence consequence
ABB Independent Trustee Gift Tax consequence Estate Tax consequence Estate Tax Consequenc
8/22 Class about: Contract law of insurance public policy of insurance What insurance policy is supposed to do and how it does it? Grade based on in-class open book final o Only prepared by you, your notes Insurance about: o Risk-transfer o Provides
Taxation Liability (judgments)
Management Decisions/bin d
GP No filing requirement You only need an agrmt b/t 2 or more ppl to carry on a bizfor profit can be created by default, mistake, unintentionally operating doc = partnership agree
Business Associations Agency Law The relationship ~ can be verbal or formalized, cannot be waived Agency Loss: whenever profits are lost due to creation of an agency ~ reduce with monitoring, etc Agency costs: Agency losses + costs Elements of Ag
Sole Prorprietors hip=SP
General Partnership= GP
Limited Partnership= LP
GP-no LP-yes; always have to have 1 GP Pass through Certificate of LP is filed with Sec. of St. LP agreement is in writing.