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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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Daily Beast: Russian hackers targeted Democrat facing tough 2018 election

Enlarge / Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) questions witnesses during a Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs hearing concerning threats to the homeland, September 27, 2017 in Washington, DC. (credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images) The digital ink was barely dry … Continue reading

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Election Security Update: Top 18 Most Vulnerable States

Election Security Update: Top 18 Most Vulnerable States, Committee on House Administration – Democrats – July 2018. “It is now well-known that Russian hackers targeted voter registration databases in at least 21 states and attempted to access credentials of election … Continue reading

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