Table of contents for The law (in plain English) for writers / by Leonard D. DuBoff and Bert P. Krages II.

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Introduction	
Section I: The Writer's Words
Chapter 1: The Freedom to Write	
Political Speech
Judicial Proceedings
Commercial Speech
Pornography
Time, Place, and Manner Restrictions
Chapter 2: Privacy, Defamation, and Other Content Issues	
Privacy Rights
Commercial Appropriation
Defamation
Negligence
Chapter 3: Copyright	
What is Copyright?
Ownership
What Can Be Copyrighted?
Trademark Issues
Chapter 4: Creating and Transferring Copyrights	
Creation of Copyrights
Transferring Copyrights
Duration of Copyright
Copyright Duration Chart
Copyright Notice
Registration of Copyrights
Chapter 5: Copyright Infringement	
Infringement
Fair Use
Chapter 6: Access to Information	
The Freedom of Information Act
State Public Information Laws
Access to People and Places
Recording Interviews
Seeking Help
Section II: The Writer's Relationships
Chapter 7: Contracts	
Offers
Acceptance
Consideration
Form of Contracts
Capacity to Contract
Acceptable Form for Written Contracts
Illegal Contracts and LIterary Profits Laws
Unconscionability
Remedies
Chapter 8: Publishers	
Protocol
Legal Aspectss of Submissions
Misappropriation
Dealing with Common Issues
Chapter 9: Literary Agents	
Fees
The Duties Between Agent and Client
Termination of Agency
Agent Contracts
Chapter 10: Book Contracts	
Advances
Royalties
Format and Content of the Manuscript
Alterations
Publication
Revisions
Copyright
Subsidiary Rights
Warranty and Indemnity
Covenants Not to Compete
Termination and REversion
Option Clause
Multiple-Book Contracts
Author's Manuscript
Arbitration
Authorship Credit, Free Copies and Writer Purchases
Agency Clause
Boilerplate Provisions
Chapter 11: The Magazine Contract	
One-Time Publication
Serial Rights
Time Period for Publication
REpublication or Adaptation of a Work
Kill Fees
Other Clauses
Chapter 12: Alternatives to Mainstream Publishers	
Vanity and Print-On-Demand Presses
Self-Publishing
E-book Publishers
Chapter 13: Working with Other People	
Scopre of the Agreement
Warranty and Indemnification
Term of Agreement
Ownership of Rights
Manuscript Issues
Expenses
Compensation
Use of Material
Termination
Death or Incapacity
Dispute Resolution
Boilerplate Terms
Chapter 14: The World Wide Web	
Increased Magnitude for Problems
Opportunities
Using the Web to Evaluate Publishers, Agents, and Editorial Services
Section III: The Writer's Business
Chapter 15: Writing as a Business	
Sole Proprietorship
Partnerships and Other Collaborations
Unintended Partners
The Limited Partnership
The Corporation
The Limited Liability Company
Limited Liability Partnership
Precautions for Minority Owners
Formalities
Consulting an Attorney
Chapter 16: Keeping Taxes Low	
Qualifying for Business Deductions
The Home Office Deduction
Other Business Expenses
Charitable Deductions
Grants, Prizes, and Awards
Deferring and Spreading Income
Chapter 17: The Writer's Estate	
The Will
Distributing Property Outside the Will 
Estate Taxes
Professional Estate Planning
Chapter 18: Avoiding and Resolving Disputes	
Prudence and Common Sense
Preventive Law
Resolving Disputes in General
Going to Court
Selecting an Attorney
Glossary	
Appendix: Internet Resources	
Index	
About the Authors	

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Law -- United States.
Authors and publishers -- United States.
Press law -- United States.