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The Writer S Legal Guide Fourth Edition

Author : Tad Crawford
ISBN : 9781621532910
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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In an increasingly digitized and complex publishing world, writers need to know how to protect themselves against copyright infringement, legal trouble, and unwise concessions to publishers. Still the author’s foremost advocate for copyright protection, fair contracts, and free expression, the Authors Guild has once again partnered with Allworth Press to update this invaluable reference. Thoroughly revised to reflect the many changes in the publishing industry, the fourth edition offers plain-English explanations of legal and business aspects of the trade, from electronic rights and ebooks to contracts and accounting. Other topics include: Registering copyrights, including online Taxes and bookkeeping Following fair use guidelines Negotiating contracts with publishers and agents Obtaining permissions to use others’ work Dealing with periodical, syndication, film, television, play, and audio rights agreements Handling business disputes Understanding libel, privacy, and the limits of free expression Avoiding self-publishing missteps Planning authors’ estates

The Law In Plain English For Writers Fifth Edition

Author : Leonard D. Duboff
ISBN : 9781621536291
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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“No writer, beginning or experienced, will want to be without this book.” —Jean Auel, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Clan of the Cave Bear and the Earth’s Children series A career as a writer involves much more than the act of writing itself. In The Law (in Plain English) for Writers, Fifth Edition, Leonard DuBoff and Sarah Tugman proffer invaluable advice for the myriad legal and business facets of being a writer. Readers will discover how to succeed in every area affecting a writer's livelihood, such as submissions, dealing with agents, taxes, permissions, royalties, alternatives to mainstream publishers, copyright, book and magazine contracts, and how to prevent disputes. This newly revised edition, keeping up with the changing legal landscape, contains information on a variety of legal issues pertinent to writers of all types, including: Updated coverage on issues such as how to avoid trouble posed by the interplay between the right to free speech, privacy, and defamation law Changes in the copyright law, procedures, and recent cases on copyright protection and infringement Updated and revised chapters on the business of writing New and updated Internet resources For writers of all levels, this comprehensive resource is the key to turning a writing career into a sustainable livelihood.

Business And Legal Forms For Authors And Self Publishers

Author : Tad Crawford
ISBN : 9781621534754
Genre : Business & Economics
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Professional and aspiring writers, including those who wish to self-publish, will find indispensable tools in this practical, complete, and time-saving popular resource. Business and Legal Forms for Authors and Self-Publishers contains all of the essential forms for success, including assignment confirmations, contracts between author and agent, publisher, collaborator, designer, printer, sales representative, book distributor, and more, copyright applications and transfers, licenses of rights (including electronic rights), permissions, nondisclosure, and invoices. The collection includes a CD-ROM with all the forms as well as a QR Code. In addition to updating the entire book, this fourth edition includes new material covering: Digital Millenial Copyright Act (DMCA) take down notices Dunning letters to go after royalties or fees owed Small claims court, arbitration, and mediation Statutory right of termination notice Self-publishing contracts, including what to avoid for both physical books and e-books Step-by-step instructions, advice on standard contractual provisions, and unique negotiation checklists are presented to aid in achieving the best results. Thorough discussions of contractual issues relevant to the industry make this a must-read for any author or self-publisher seeking the path to success. Allworth Press, an imprint of Skyhorse Publishing, publishes a broad range of books on the visual and performing arts, with emphasis on the business of art. Our titles cover subjects such as graphic design, theater, branding, fine art, photography, interior design, writing, acting, film, how to start careers, business and legal forms, business practices, and more. While we don't aspire to publish a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are deeply committed to quality books that help creative professionals succeed and thrive. We often publish in areas overlooked by other publishers and welcome the author whose expertise can help our audience of readers.

Planning Guide For The Law Of Tax Exempt Organizations

Author : Bruce R. Hopkins
ISBN : 9780471681861
Genre : Business & Economics
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An indispensable reference tool, offering professionals hands-onlegal and tax planning tips An essential guide for professionals representing and advising tax-exempt organizations, Planning Guide for the Law of Tax-Exempt Organizations offers a wide variety of practical planning tips, guidance, and helpful information for better meeting clients' needs. This essential companion to the bestselling The Law of Tax-Exempt Organizations, Ninth Edition is a valuable, go-to resource for lawyers and accountants, directors and officers of nonprofit organizations, as well as managers and consultants for tax-exempt organizations. Written by the leading legal authority in the nonprofit sector, Planning Guide for the Law of Tax-Exempt Organizations features a digest of recent legislation, court opinions, and IRS public and private rulings, as well as checklists of forms and an inventory of penalties. Additionally, it features commentaries designed to provide guidance and perspective to tax-exempt professionals and organizations as to how to cope with the developments in the law affecting their practices and the operation of their programs.

Private Foundations

Author : Bruce R. Hopkins
ISBN : 9781118532478
Genre : Business & Economics
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"Private foundations, although constituting a relatively small portion of the charitable community, are burdened with extensive federal tax law requirements that belie their numbers, and substantially regulate and circumscribe their operations. This body of law has steadily grown since its inception as a considerable portion of the Tax Reform Act of 1969. This book came about in reflection of this expanding and expansive aspect of the law pertaining to these unique forms of tax-exempt organizations. We have attempted to both capture and summarize this law, and to provide guidance as to compliance with it"--

The Tax Law Of Charitable Giving 2011 Cumulative Supplement

Author : Bruce R. Hopkins
ISBN : 9780470610855
Genre : Business & Economics
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The Tax Law of Charitable Giving, Fourth Edition is completely revised, revamped, and updated. Written in plain English, it can help lawyers, managers, and development directors in tax-exempt organizations make sure they are up to date on all current regulations pertaining to charitable gifts. Detailed documentations and citations are provided. As well, references to regulations, rulings, cases, and tax literature are included. Professionals can ensure they are well prepared to make decisions about their organization's fund-development program with this guide.

The Bruce R Hopkins Nonprofit Law Library

Author : Bruce R. Hopkins
ISBN : 9781118669983
Genre : Business & Economics
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Need a quick answer to a nonprofit legal conundrum? It’s literally at your fingertips with The Bruce R.Hopkins Nonprofit Law Library. Supplying you withfind-it-on-the-run answers to your nonprofit law questions, thisLibrary prepares you to meet and manage yournonprofit’s legal obligations with its step-by-stepguidance. Packed with authoritative answers to the most essentialquestions on how to start a nonprofit organization; nonprofit lawbasics; maintenance of tax exemption; public charity rules;unrelated business rules; boards of directors and compensation;conflicts of interest; self-dealing; liability, and much more, thise-Library offers hands-on information mined from the followingbestselling books and updated and expanded by the leading authorityon nonprofit law, Bruce R. Hopkins: • Nonprofit Law for Religious Organizations: EssentialQuestions & Answers / Bruce R. Hopkins and DavidMiddlebrook • 650 Essential Nonprofit Law Questions Answered /Bruce R. Hopkins • The Legal Answer Book for PrivateFoundations / Bruce R. Hopkins and Jody Blazek • Starting and Managing a Nonprofit Organization, SixthEdition / Bruce R. Hopkins • Nonprofit Law for Colleges and Universities /Bruce R. Hopkins, Virginia C. Gross, and Thomas J. Schenkelberg From acquiring and maintaining tax-exempt status to fundraisingregulation, The Bruce R. Hopkins Nonprofit Law Library givesyou the legal guidance and practical insights youneed—now.

A Writer S Handbook Fourth Edition

Author : Leslie E. Casson
ISBN : 9781770486713
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Written collaboratively by writing instructors at the Queen’s University Writing Centre, A Writer’s Handbook is a compact yet thorough guide to academic writing for a North American audience. This clear and concise handbook outlines strategies both for thinking assignments through and for writing them well. The fourth edition is revised and updated throughout and reflects changes to MLA citation style for 2016.

The Law Of Tax Exempt Organizations

Author : Bruce R. Hopkins
ISBN : 9780470286555
Genre : Business & Economics
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This text aims to help the lawyers and managers of tax-exempt organisations ensure that they are up-to-date on all current regulations pertaining to tax-exempt organisations, and that they are well-prepared to make decisions on this topic.

How To Win Appeal Manual Fourth Edition

Author : Ralph Adam Fine
ISBN : 9781578233977
Genre : Appellate procedure
File Size : 77. 25 MB
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Ralph Adam Fine, a Judge on the Wisconsin Court of Appeals since 1988, reveals how appellate judges, all over the country in state and federal courts, really decide cases, and how you can use that knowledge to win your appeal. In this lucid, step-by-step manual, Judge Fine explains and demonstrates how to write effective and persuasive briefs that will get the appellate judges to want you to win. The How-To-Win Appeal Manual - Fourth Edition will give you a judge's-eye-view of the appellate process: what works and why, what destroys effective advocacy, and how you can better represent your clients on appeal. You cannot afford to take or defend another appeal before you read The How-To-Win Appeal Manual! For the fourth edition, all of the chapters have been revised and updated. Content Highlights: How Judges Decide Cases (and Why That is Important To You)Too Many Cases - What the Heavy Appellate Caseloads Mean to You (and How You Can Get Your Briefs Noticed)The BriefHow to Give the Judges the Tools to Decide Your WayThe Keys to Writing an Effective and Persuasive BriefBe Honest and ForthrightHow to Make the Bad Facts Work for YouHow to Write a Powerful and Persuasive "Question Presented"How to Pick Your Best Issues (and Why This is Crucial)How to Write a Powerful and Persuasive "Statement of Facts" That Will Make the Court Want You to WinHow to Write a Powerful and Persuasive "Summary of Argument"How to Make the Statutes Relevant to Your Case Work For YouHow to Write a Forceful and Persuasive "Argument"How to Make the "Statement of the Case" ClearThe Real Role of the "Conclusion"How the Appendix Can Help You WinWhy You Should Always File a Reply Brief If You are the Appellant (and How to Use it to Nail Down Your Win)The Secrets of a Winning Oral Argument"Standards of Review" Dangers and Opportunities: How to Make Them Tools for VictoryHow to Avoid the "Black Hole of Waiver"Why the Typical Appellate Brief is Suicidal (and What you can do to Avoid Common but Deadly Traps)How to Use Unpublished DecisionsAdvocacy in the Real World: A Step-by-Step Analysis of Briefs in Two Real Cases ( A Civil Appeal and a Criminal Appeal)Learn What Appellate Judges Like and What They HatePractice Analyzing Issues to Come up with Winning ThemesPractice Honing-in on Your Most Powerful Points (and How to Avoid the Traps that Snare Other Lawyers)Practice Crafting a Winning, Powerful Brief That Judges Will Love to Read

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