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A Long Overdue Check On Prosecutorial Power In Tax Cases

By Caroline Rule and Bob Fink Law 360 Twenty years ago, we put forward what was then a novel concept — that the IRS and the U.S. Department of Justice were misusing the tax code to make their jobs easier. Our topic was the misuse of a statute that, we contended, was reserved for prosecuting the deliberate

MARITAL PRIVILEGES

By Caroline Rule The Journal of the Section of Litigation Vol. 45 No. 4 Summer 2019 Marriage is perplexing, and the marital privileges even more so. Contradictory views determine when they apply and what they protect. In many states, statutes, rather than case law, govern, but federal law leaves it to