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Federal judge refuses to block Kansas abortion insurance law

[JURIST] A judge for the US District Court for the District of Kansas [official website] denied an injunction [opinion, PDF] on Thursday against a Kansas law [HB 2075 materials] that prohibits insurance companies from including coverage for abortion [JURIST news … Continue reading

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More on the 2011 Federal Estate Tax Return

The IRS has released the final instructions for the 2011 United States Estate (and Generation-Skipping Transfer Tax Return (Form 706), and Guidance on Electing Portability of Deceased Spousal Exclusion Amount (Notice 2011-82). Read more detail on Recent Tax Law Posts … Continue reading

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October 27 U.S. Supreme Court Swearing-In Federal Bar Association Hartford Connecticut

Sign up now to have General William K. Suter swear you in to the U.S. Supreme Court in Hartford CT on October 27 at an event sponsored by the Federal Bar Association. Application deadline is October 6. Supreme Court of … Continue reading

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Alabama Federal Judge Refuses to Strike Provisions in New Law

CBS September 28, 2011. The NewYorkTimes has called this policy the cruelest in the nation. According to CBS, "The court fight will likely continue over Alabama's immigration law, now that a judge has refused to block key parts of it. … Continue reading

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Federal judge rules Iraqi national can be tried in Kentucky court

[JURIST] A judge for the US District Court for the Western District of Kentucky [official website] ruled Tuesday that an Iraqi national can stand trial in US civilian court for terrorism-related crimes. Chief Judge Thomas Russell, in an 11-page opinion, … Continue reading

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