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Is Tax Litigation Irrational?
Posted on 27 Mar 2012 by Asbury Law Firm

According to Supreme Court barrister Robert A. Long it may well be. Our beloved world of tax litigation had its 15 minutes of fame this morning as the first argument challenging President Obama's health care law involved the applicability of the... Read More

Supreme Court Rules Tax Perjury and Aiding & Assisting Are Deportable Aggravated Felonies
Posted on 22 Feb 2012 by Jack Townsend

The Supreme Court yesterday decided Kawashima v. Holder, ___ U.S. ___, ___ S.Ct. ___, 2012 U.S. LEXIS 1084 (2012) , enhanced opinion available to lexis.com subscribers with summary, headnotes, and Shepard's. (Non-subscribers can download the unenhanced... Read More

Plea Bargains Generally and in Tax Cases; Moneyball
Posted on 30 Mar 2012 by Jack Townsend

In two cases, the Supreme Court has recognized the central role of plea bargaining in the criminal system and held the right to effective assistance of counsel extends to advising the client in plea negotiations. Missouri v. Frye, ___ U.S. ___, 2012 U... Read More

SCOTUS: 6-Year Statute of Limitations Does Not Apply to Overstatement of Basis
Posted on 26 Apr 2012 by Asbury Law Firm

In a huge win for the taxpayers in this case and many other similarly situated taxpayers, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down its opinion in United States v. Home Concrete & Supply, LLC, 2012 U.S. LEXIS 3274 (U.S. Apr. 25, 2012) . The Supreme Court... Read More

  • Blog Post: Supreme Court Rules Tax Perjury and Aiding & Assisting Are Deportable Aggravated Felonies

    The Supreme Court yesterday decided Kawashima v. Holder, ___ U.S. ___, ___ S.Ct. ___, 2012 U.S. LEXIS 1084 (2012) , enhanced opinion available to lexis.com subscribers with summary, headnotes, and Shepard's. (Non-subscribers can download the unenhanced official opinion issued by the United States...
  • Blog Post: Is Tax Litigation Irrational?

    According to Supreme Court barrister Robert A. Long it may well be. Our beloved world of tax litigation had its 15 minutes of fame this morning as the first argument challenging President Obama's health care law involved the applicability of the Anti-Injunction Act. Probably best known among tax...
  • Blog Post: Plea Bargains Generally and in Tax Cases; Moneyball

    In two cases, the Supreme Court has recognized the central role of plea bargaining in the criminal system and held the right to effective assistance of counsel extends to advising the client in plea negotiations. Missouri v. Frye, ___ U.S. ___, 2012 U.S. LEXIS 2321 (2012) (enhanced opinion available...
  • Blog Post: SCOTUS: 6-Year Statute of Limitations Does Not Apply to Overstatement of Basis

    In a huge win for the taxpayers in this case and many other similarly situated taxpayers, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down its opinion in United States v. Home Concrete & Supply, LLC, 2012 U.S. LEXIS 3274 (U.S. Apr. 25, 2012) . The Supreme Court affirmed the decision of the 4 th Circuit Court of...