As we are in the midst of tax season, the Internal Revenue Service recently launched a new, online public directory of tax return preparers. This searchable directory, available on IRS.gov, helps taxpayers find a tax professional with credentials and select qualifications to help them prepare their tax returns. The directory allows for sorting by […]
Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania have shown that Twitter can serve as an indicator of a community’s psychological well-being and can predict rates of heart disease. Previous studies have identified many factors that contribute to the risk of heart disease: traditional ones, like low income or smoking, but also psychological ones like […]
The New York court system has added records showing whether an attorney has been disciplined to its publicly available online database. While the database includes public disciplines going back decades, Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman says the Unified Court System’s website, through its attorney directory, links readers to disciplinary orders issued since 2003. […]
February 25 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
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The New York Law Institute’s eBook collection contains over 75,000 titles on a wide range of subjects. As February marks Black History Month, we highlight a few of the many relevant materials from our eBook collection.
The African-American Urban Experience: Perspectives from the Colonial Period to the Present
This work of fifteen top scholars brings together […]
According to survey data from the 2015 Edelman Trust Barometer, search engines such as Google have overtaken traditional media as the most trusted source of news globally. Last year’s survey showed search engines were just behind traditional media as trusted sources of news. Millennials seem to be driving this “trust gap,” according to […]
February 18 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
The New York Law Institute now offers members direct free access to a collection of over 75,000 eBooks from major legal, academic, business and general-interest publishers such as Cambridge University Press, Economist Books, John Wiley & Sons, Kluwer Academic Publishing, Routledge, Springer, and many more.
Join Ellyssa Kroski, […]
The New York Law Institute will be closed Monday, February 16 for President’s Day. We will reopen Tuesday, February 17 at 8:30 AM.
We wish you a pleasant holiday.
According to Search Engine Land, Google does not like to reveal figures for how many searches it does. In August 2012, Google said the amount was at least more than one trillion. Recently, an article on Backchannel called How Google Search Dealt with Mobile, said that Google handles over 3 billion searches […]
The Consortium on Negotiation and Conflict Resolution (CNCR) at Georgia State University College of Law has introduced a new database detailing state-by-state use of restorative justice in the criminal justice system. Carolyn Lambert, CNCR’s project director, said that restorative justice seeks to repair the harm by involving those affected by the offense and then […]