02 Feb

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Claim Construction: A Structured Framework*
Guest post by Professor Peter S. Menell (UC-Berkeley School of Law); Matthew D. Powers (Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP); and Steven C. Carlson (Fish & Richardson PC) Phillips shifted attention back toward the intrinsic record while recognizing that extrinsic …

Sanders’ False Income Claim
Sen. Bernie Sanders falsely claimed that “Mom is working, Dad is working, and the kids are working, and yet together they’re bringing in less disposable income today than a family did with one breadwinner 40 years ago.” In fact, Census data show an …
Fact Check

Media Helps Boost Donald Trump’s False Claim That ‘Millions’ Voted Illegally
NEW YORK ― On Sunday afternoon, Politico editorial director for digital Blake Hounshell rightly pointed out that President-elect Donald Trump’s claim that he actually won the popular vote, because “millions” of Americans had voted illegally, isn …
The Huffington Post

Dependent & Tax: How to Decide Whether to Claim Yourself…
Questions: What the heck is a personal exemption? Am I still a dependent? Think of a personal exemption as “claiming yourself.” You are not your own dependent, but you can potentially claim a personal exemption. This entitles you to a reduction of …
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