The Law (in Plain English) for Writers / Edition 2

The Law (in Plain English) for Writers / Edition 2

by Leonard D. DuBoff
     
 

Provides clear, concise answers to any questions faced by writers such as organizing a business, finding a publisher, dealing with agents, censorship, defamation, understanding contracts, copyright and libel laws. Special appendices on organizations which offer help plus commonly used legal and publishing terms make this a ``must-have'' for any writer. See more details below

Overview

Provides clear, concise answers to any questions faced by writers such as organizing a business, finding a publisher, dealing with agents, censorship, defamation, understanding contracts, copyright and libel laws. Special appendices on organizations which offer help plus commonly used legal and publishing terms make this a ``must-have'' for any writer.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471536154
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/05/1992
Edition description:
2nd ed., rev. and updated
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 8.98(d)

Meet the Author

LEONARD D. DuBOFF is a practicing attorney, a Professor of Law at Lewis and Clark Law School, The Northwestern School of Law, and the author of five books on law for nonlawyers, including The Law (in Plain English)® for Small Businesses (now in its Second Edition), The Law (in Plain English)® for Craftspeople, and Art Law in a Nutshell. He is also the recipient of the 1990 Oregon Governor’s Arts Award.

Table of Contents

Organizing as a Business.

Keeping Taxes Low.

What You Should Know About Contracts.

Contracts with Book Publishers and Magazines.

Finding a Publisher and Dealing with Agents.

Alternatives to Large Book-Publishing Houses.

Copyright Law.

Censorship and Obscenity.

Defamation and Libel.

The Right of Privacy.

The Writer's Estate.

How to Find a Lawyer.

Organizations That Offer Help.

Notes.

Commonly Used Legal and Publishing Terms.

Index.

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