Tag Archives: Federal

Taking a lengthy look at the ever-uncertain state of federal marijuana policies and practices

Politico magazine has this lengthy (but somewhat superficial) article on the current state of federal marijuana debate and discourse under this full headline: "Jeff Sessions Isn’t Giving up on Weed. He’s Doubling Down. Congressional dysfunction may do what the pot-hating … Continue reading

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Federal Judge Temporarily Enjoins Trump Administration Roll-Back of ACA's Contraception Mandate

Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School Judge Wendy Beetlestone (E.D. Pa.) ruled today that the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania was likely to succeed on the merits of its challenge to the Trump Administration's interim final rules rolling back Obamacare's contraception… … Continue reading

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"State-of-the-Art Federal Marijuana Tax Bills"

The title of this post is the title of this new short paper authored by Pat Oglesby now available via SSRN. Here is the abstract: Recent federal marijuana tax bills address these questions: 1. What should we tax? What should … Continue reading

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Federal Court Rules Against Calzone Franchisor in Meaty Lawsuit Against Former Franchisee

In a meaty decision involving the intersection of restrictive covenant and franchise law, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio recently denied a request by D.P. Dough Franchising, LLC (“D.P. Dough”), a calzone restaurant franchisor known … Continue reading

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Does Your State’s Individual Income Tax Code Conform with the Federal Tax Code?

As the federal government continues to debate tax reform, states, and many taxpayers, are asking an important question: How is my state’s tax code impacted? The exact impacts won’t be known until the federal bill is finalized, but states have … Continue reading

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