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Election Security Remains Just as Vulnerable as in 2016

The ability to vote for local, state, and federal representatives is the cornerstone of democracy in America. With mid-term congressional elections looming in early November, many voices have raised concerns that the voting infrastructure used by states across the Union … Continue reading

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The Plot to Subvert an Election: Unraveling the Russia Story So Far

The New York Times – The Plot to Subvert an Election Unraveling the Russia Story So Far. “For two years, Americans have tried to absorb the details of the 2016 attack — hacked emails, social media fraud, suspected spies — … Continue reading

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IRS Issues Private Letter Ruling Regarding QDOT Election Extension Granted

On July 27, 2018 the Internal Revenue Service issued a private letter ruling regarding QDOT election extension: Decedent passed away leaving Surviving Spouse, a non-U.S. citizen, as the beneficiary of Decedent's estate. Surviving Spouse was the trustee of Trust 1… … Continue reading

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Second District Affirms Order Awarding CEQA Record Preparation Costs to Agency That Took Over Process After Unreasonable Delays, Notwithstanding Petitioner’s Election to Prepare Record

In an opinion filed June 28, and later ordered modified and published on July 27, 2018, the Second District Court of Appeal (Div. 6) affirmed the trial court’s $21,160.46 cost award in favor of a prevailing party public agency for … Continue reading

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What Is Election ‘Meddling’ and When Did Everyone Start Using That Term?

Former acting solicitor general Walter Dellinger tweeted a question last week: Who decided that the right word for the Russian military/intelligence attack on our democratic election was "meddling"? This trivializing term is defined as to "busy oneself unduly with something … Continue reading

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