New Additions/Enhancements for Tax Professionals and Updates to the Almanac of the Federal Judiciary

Recently released on Lexis is the CCH source CCH 2007 through Current Tax Acts: Law, Explanation & Analysis, which will be updated whenever new major federal tax legislation is enacted. Also, Aspen's Almanac of the Federal Judiciary has been enhanced with judges' photos, where available, along with PDFs to the judges' Financial Disclosure Reports. Additionally, three components of the CCH Government Contract Reporter have been rewritten and brought up-to-date. See the exciting details below. 

New Source: 

CCH 2007 through Current Tax Acts: Law, Explanation & Analysis. New Law, Explanation & Analysis materials from CCH will be added to this source whenever new major federal tax legislation is enacted. For older Tax Acts, please see Tax Center's News tab, Tax Legislation, History, and Analysis category. On, go to:  Legal/Secondary Legal/CCH/Taxation - Federal/Legislative Documents & Treaties.

Selected hierarchy locations:

Legal/Area of Law - By Topic/Taxation/Search Analysis, Law Reviews & Journals/CCH/Federal/Legislative Documents & Treaties

Legal/Secondary Legal/CCH/Taxation - Federal/Legislative Documents & Treaties  


  • 1. Almanac of the Federal Judiciary (ASPEN; ALMFED) Recently, Aspen's Almanac of the Federal Judiciary has been rewritten to now include a photograph of judges, where available, along with PDFs to the judges' Financial Disclosure Reports. Publication description: 

This source has built its considerable reputation by providing balanced, responsible judicial profiles of every federal judge and all the key bankruptcy judges and magistrate judges -- profiles that include reliable inside information based on interviews with lawyers who have argued cases before the federal judiciary. Containing valuable, hard-to-find material on every federal trial judge and appellate judge in the nation, this unique resource includes:

-Each judge's academic and professional background, experience on the bench, noteworthy rulings, and media coverage
-Candid, revealing commentary by lawyers, based on first-hand experiences before their local federal judges
-Helpful tips for your litigating team in shaping case strategy
-Important insights into each judge's style, demeanor, knowledge, and management of courtroom proceedings
-And continuing in-depth research, with semiannual updates. 

Selected hierarchy locations:

Legal/Area of Law - By Topic/Federal Practice/Access Directories

Legal/Secondary Legal/Aspen Publishers 

  • 2. CCH Government Contracts Reporter Combined (CCHGOV; GCRCMP) Three CCH Government Contracts Reporter components have been rewritten with the addition of an enhanced TOC and updated content. Descriptions: 

CCH Government Contracts Reporter  BCA Digests (CCHGOV; GCRBCA). This source contains expert-written digests of agency board of contract appeals decisions. Coverage includes the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals, Civilian Board of Contract Appeals (and various predecessors boards), Postal Service Board of Contract Appeals, and others. Also includes links to annotations for related decisions. 

CCH Government Contracts Reporter Researcher (CCHGOV; GCRCOM). This source contains comprehensive coverage of the government contracting process from all perspectives in detailed explanations. Material is arranged topically, and follows the contracting process. Includes annotations for federal court and agency board of contract appeals decisions, Government Accountability Office bid protest decisions, statutes, regulations and other pertinent information. Each annotation includes a citation with link to the source document 

CCH  Government Contracts Reporter Other  Documents (CCHGOV; GCRDOC) This source contains miscellaneous documents which deal with government contracting:

 -Government Accountability Office documents that include selected reports on a variety of government contracts related activities, issued by Government Accountability Office, plus full text of GAO bid protest regulations.

- Defense Contract Audit Agency documents, such as full text of latest DCAA Contract Audit Manual, selected agency guidance, memoranda and notices.

-Policy documents, such as Office of Federal Procurement Policy letters, memoranda and other documents. Office of Management and Budget Circulars and transmittal memoranda, including: Circular A-76 - Performance of Commercial Activities; Circular A-110 - Uniform Administrative Requirements for Grants and Agreements with Institutions of Higher Education, Hospitals, and Other Non-Profit Organizations; Circular A-103 - Management of Federal Information Resources; Circular A-131 - Value Engineering; and Circular A-133 - Audits of States, Local Governments and Non-Profit Organizations. 

Selected hierarchy locations:

Legal/Area of Law - By Topic/Government Contracts (fka Public Contracts)/Find CCH Analysis/Government Contracts Reporter

Legal/Secondary Legal/CCH/Government Contracts/Government Contracts Reporter  

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