7 Ways to Research Your Nonfiction Book

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If you are writing nonfiction, chances are you will have to research. Here are 7 of the most effective ways to go about it. 1. Interviews The first rule of interviewing is to find an expert. The second is to use every listening skill at your disposal. If you don•€™t understand what you•€™re hearing, ask for clarification. You are there to learn, not to show the other person how much you know. Summarize, in your own words, what you understood. The third rule is to ...
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Jul 28 2014


Online Legal and Paralegal Training Schools

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There are a number of accredited online schools and colleges that offer training for those looking to obtain a degree in the legal and paralegal field. Paralegals, also known as lawyer assistants are responsible for a variety of tasks like researching, preparing documents, meeting with clients, and taking notes. Students who choose to enroll in an online educational program will prepare for careers in law, criminal justice, and more. Online educational options include certificates as well as ...
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Jul 21 2014


Custom Pocket Watches Make The Perfect Engraved Gift

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Pocket watches were the most common type of watch from the 16th century until after World War I at which time military style watches became popular. Some have a connected chain in order to be attached to a belt loop so that they may not be dropped.  Some pocket watches are also affixed to a fob. Fobs also provide a degree of protection for the face or crystal of the watch. They were accepted first as an intermediary size between wrist watches and full size clocks.  At the beginning , ...
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Jul 19 2014


Professional Closet Organizing

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Take An Inventory Of Your Entire Wardrobe. Decide what you wear most often, seldom, or what you not wear at all. Remove the items you haven't worn in over a year and donate them to charity.Donate items that do not fit. Anything that is damaged beyond reasonable repair should be trashed.Make a decision as to what needs to be put in storage.Determining what to keep in the closet based on seasonal needs.Garments should be organized by type and then by color.As an example, blouses can first be by ...
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Jul 19 2014


Senate Terms Glossary A - C

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b>Adjourn for more than 3 days - Under the Constitution, neither chamber may adjourn for more than three days without the approval of the other. Such approval is obtained in a concurrent resolution approved by both chambers. act - Legislation (a bill or joint resolution, see below) which has passed both chambers of Congress in identical form, been signed into law by the President, or passed over his veto, thus becoming law. Technically, this term also refers to a bill that has been passed by ...
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Jul 14 2014


How effective is Legal Outsourcing

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In the last quarter of 2008 America faces economic challenges never imagined even a few months ago. How will businesses manage and survive the limitations on credit, demand and growth? How does the economic downturn impact lawyers and law firms which service the business community?Recession has made outsourcing and off-shoring a common business affair. Today almost every country like US which is facing thrashes of recession is eager to outsource its legal services without compromising with the ...
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Jul 07 2014


Legal Processing Offshore

Posted: under Law.

The following article briefly discusses the legal process outsourcing industry and the possible benefits for those in the American legal profession.Outsourced legal processing has been heavily discussed in recent months as the American Bar Association only recently published an ethical opinion which discussed the matter. At the time of this writing, the legal process outsourcing industry is set to act as a catalyst for significant change in the legal profession in the United States and around ...
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Jun 30 2014


California Dog Bites - Seeking Legal Representation

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In the state of California, dog bites are taken very seriously. Aggressive breeds such as pit bulls, rottweillers and german shepherds often attack innocent victims, leaving them with severe and sometimes fatal injuries. Lacerations, disfigurement, infection and permanent nerve damage can occur. This is why finding an experienced lawyer is essential. If you or someone you know has been attacked or bitten by a dog, the dog's owner may be responsible for your injuries. California has a high ...
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Jun 23 2014


Get to Know Workers Compensation Claims Laws

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In this life, accidents are always omnipresent. Everyone has their share of accidents in the span of their lifetime. Especially for employees, everyday there is a possibility of getting into an accident or catching a work-related illness as result of an accident. What can we do, getting into accidents is an unpleasant and unfortunate fact of life. Even during times when we believe we had done everything possible to prevent an accident from happening, there are factors that we cannot ...
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Jun 16 2014


The story of Ooodee

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I want to share with you a true story. This is the story of Ooodee the Owl. In 1985 my daughters and I lived in a town called Mariposa, California, just south of Yosemite National Park. We moved onto 13 acres of raw Sierra Nevada land, without running water or electricity. For the first three years we lived in a Columbia, a 30-foot travel trailer built in the late 70's. My girls were stacked into the hallway on bunks I had made out of two by fours. Electricity came two years after our move ...
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Jun 09 2014