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Daniel M. Kowalski
Thoughts on the Appellate Court Decision Against Trump’s Revised Travel Ban

Ilya Somin, Washington Post, May 25, 2017 - "In a 10-3 decision today, the US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit has upheld a trial court injunction against President Trump’s revised travel ban executive order, temporarily barring citizens...

Daniel M. Kowalski
ICE Arrests, Detains Another American Citizen - Are You Next?

Paloma Esquivel and James Queally, Los Angeles Times, May 26, 2017 - "[A]s she tried to leave the West Valley Detention Center in Rancho Cucamonga, Plascencia said she was met by immigration enforcement agents, handcuffed and placed in the back of...

New Mexico Lawmakers Approve Gross Receipts Tax on Large Remote Sellers

The New Mexico Legislature narrowly passed a bill May 25 that would impose the state's gross receipts tax on large remote sellers. H.B. 2, introduced by Rep. Jim Trujillo (D), Carl Trujillo (D), and House Speaker Brian Egolf (D), would impose the...

Quill Turns 25

When the U.S. Supreme Court decided Quill 25 years ago, government officials, practitioners, and other observers were quick to see the danger of lost revenue while simultaneously realizing that although a congressional solution would be ideal, it probably...

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4th Circuit’s Opinion on International Refugee Assistance Project v. Donald Trump

In a 10-3 ruling, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit held that President Trump’s revised Executive Order, which suspended the entry into the United States of nationals from certain Designated Countries, was unconstitutional...

Aseem Gupta
Venoco Hits Headwinds In Ch. 11 Over Shut-Down Wells

Under fire from California city and state agencies for its handling of now-idle oil and gas wells on a site in Beverly Hills, Venoco LLC told a Delaware bankruptcy judge Thursday the dispute should be settled with Chapter 11 claims and not a court order...