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LIJ October 2008

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Cover Story

Bet fair and bet far: A new frontier in freedom of interstate trade and commerce
Internet and telephone betting services are not confined to a geographical location. Their constitutional right to freedom of interstate trade will overcome restrictions imposed by protectionist state laws.

By Bill Brown

Cover Story

Feature Articles

Disability discrimination

Are you being served?
Federal anti-discrimination laws prohibit discrimination in the provision of services, but can a prison provide a service? Recent hearings appear not to have settled the matter.

By Frances Simmons

Fast and friendly: The 2008 contract of sale of land

Sale of land

Fast and friendly: The 2008 contract of sale of land
The contract of sale prescribed for use by real estate agents has undergone significant changes which aim to make it more usable and effective as the industry standard.

By Russell Cocks, David Lloyd, Murray McCutcheon

Directors’ liability

Heading for a fall
Directors need to be vigilant and fully aware of their company’s tax debts to avoid personal liability.

By Van Do

Tax: Structuring Law Firms: ILPs and related tax issues
Any restructure of a law firm into an incorporated legal practice needs to take into account related tax issues.

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