A Dust-Up Over Government Intervention

A close up of the head of the blindfolded Lady Justice. getty In a qui tam Action, whether brought under federal or state law, it is axiomatic that the government, as the real party in interest, can intervene in the proceeding at any time before or after it commences, even if the government initially declined … Read more

Supreme Court Agrees To Determine How Penalties Apply For FBAR Compliance

The Supreme Court is set to decide how penalties are determined for non-willful failure to comply … [+] with FBAR filing requirements. getty On June 21, 2022, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) granted a writ of certiorari in the case of Bittner v. United States. The case is expected to settle, once … Read more

How Overturning Roe V. Wade Affects Taxpayer-Funded Abortions

Anti-abortion protesters celebrate following Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, … [+] federally protected right to abortion, in Washington, Friday, June 24, 2022. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe) ASSOCIATED PRESS The US Supreme Court officially overturned Roe v. Wade on Friday, eliminating the constitutional right to an abortion after almost 50 years. Experts predict it … Read more