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Consultant & Independent Contractor Agreements

Stephen Fishman JD · NOLO; Eighth edition
Format: Print book

Designed for both independent contractors and the businesses who hire them, Consultant Independent Contractor Agreements is the most comprehensive guide youll find anywhere. The book shows you how to define a projects scope, components, and duration protect trade secrets, trademarks,...
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Blood & Ivy: The 1849 Murder That Scandalized Harvard

Paul Collins · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A delectable true-crime story of scandal and murder at America's most celebrated university.On November 23rd of 1849, in the heart of Boston, one of the city's richest men simply vanished. Dr. George Parkman, a Brahmin who owned much of Boston's West End, was last seen that afternoon visiting...
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Create Your Own Employee Handbook: A Legal & Practical Guide for Employers

Lisa Guerin · NOLO
Pages: 424
Format: Paperback

Make -- or update -- your employee handbook today with this user-friendly guide! Every company should have an employee handbook to communicate with employees, manage workers effectively, ensure consistent treatment across the organization, and protect itself from lawsuits. But creating...
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The Perfect Score Project: Uncovering the Secrets of the SAT

Debbie Stier · Harmony
Format: Hardcover

The Perfect Score Project is an indispensable guide to acing the SAT – as well as the affecting story of a single mom’s quest to light a fire under her teenage son. It all began as an attempt by Debbie Stier to help her high-school age son, Ethan, who would shortly be studying...
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Fiancé and Marriage Visas: A Couple's Guide to U.S. Immigration

Ilona Bray JD · NOLO
Pages: 400
Format: Paperback

Obtain a visa and stay with your spouse in the U.S. You're engaged or married to a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, and all you want is the right to be together in the U.S. Should be simple, right? It's not. The pile of application forms can be overwhelming, the bureaucracy...
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Information Doesn't Want to Be Free: Laws for the Internet Age

Cory Doctorow · McSweeney's
Format: Hardcover

In sharply argued, fast-moving chapters, Cory Doctorow's Information Doesn't Want to Be Free takes on the state of copyright and creative success in the digital age. Can small artists still thrive in the Internet era? Can giant record labels avoid alienating their audiences? This...
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How to Make Patent Drawings: Save Thousands of Dollars and Do It With a Camera and Computer!

Jack Lo · NOLO; Seventh edition
Format: Paperback

Save on patent drafting by doing it yourself! If you're trying to patent your invention, you know need a drawing to complete your USPTO application. Professional patent drafters charge per sheet for their patent drawing services and it can cost you hundreds of dollars. But with How to Make...
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America's Best Colleges for B Students

Tamra B. Orr · SuperCollege; Sixth Edition edition
Format: Print book

High school students who get average grades and don't ace the SAT or ACT discover that an exceptional college education is by no means beyond their reach with this guide. Along with information on what to look for in a college and what colleges look for in their students besides grades,...
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Plan Your Estate

Denis Clifford · Nolo
Pages: 528
Format: Print book

Turn to Plan Your Estate for straightforward, plain-English explanations of each of your estate-planning options, so you can make the best decisions for you and those you love. Attorney Denis Clifford shows you how to: avoid probate leave property through a will or trust use life insurance...
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Soonish: Ten Emerging Technologies That'll Improve and/or Ruin Everything

ZACH WEINERSMITH · Penguin Press
Pages: 358
Format: Hardcover

From a top scientist and the creator of the hugely popular web comic Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal, a hilariously illustrated investigation into future technologies -- from how to fling a ship into deep space on the cheap to 3D organ printing What will the world of tomorrow be like?...
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How to Change Your Name in California

Lisa Sedano · Nolo
Pages: 212
Format: Print book

The complete guide to changing your name in California! Divorce, complicated spelling, tricky pronunciation, personal preference -- there are lots of reasons to change a name. And though the rules have changed recently, it's still a relatively straightforward procedure in the Golden State....
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Nolo's Deposition Handbook

Paul Bergman JD · NOLO; Sixth Edition edition
Format: Paperback

Getting deposed? Conducting a deposition? Heres the book you need to take the mystery out of the deposition process and answer questions with confidence. Youll even learn the three golden rules for answering questions and the trick questions lawyers often use to influence testimony. A perfect...
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Trials of the Century: A Decade-by-Decade Look at Ten of America's Most Sensational Crimes

Mark J Phillips · Prometheus Books
Pages: 340
Format: Print book

In every decade of the twentieth century, there was one sensational murder trial that riveted public attention and at the time was called "the trial of the century." This book tells the story of each murder case and the dramatic trial - and media coverage - that followed. Starting...
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Essential Guide to Handling Workplace Harassment & Discrimination, The

Deborah C. England Attorney · NOLO
Pages: 312
Format: Paperback

Over 93,000 discrimination and harassment claims were filed with the EEOC in 2013, with several thousands of similar claims filed with state agencies. In these tough economic times, it's evident that more employees are considering taking their grievances to court. The Essential Guide...
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The Brain Defense: Murder in Manhattan and the Dawn of Neuroscience in America's Courtrooms

Kevin Davis · Penguin Press
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

In 1991, the police were called to East 72nd St. in Manhattan, where a woman's body had fallen from a twelfth-story window. The woman's husband, Herbert Weinstein, soon confessed to having hit and strangled his wife after an argument, then dropping her body out of their apartment...
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