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Court will take up five new cases, including lawsuit from football coach who wanted to pray on the field

In a term in which the justices are already slated to weigh in on disputes over public funding for private schools that teach religion, the role of spiritual advisers in the execution chamber, and the flying of a religious flag on a city flag pole,... The

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Reductions on deductions and state courts on out-of-state businesses

This week we highlight cert petitions that ask the Supreme Court to consider, among other things, whether a 2017 law’s cap of $10,000 for the deduction for state and local taxes on federal income returns violates the Constitution by coercing states’ tax p

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Justices signal narrow support for allowing equitable tolling of tax deadline

At the argument on Wednesday in Boechler v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue, most justices seemed prepared to allow consideration of “equitable tolling” in tax collection due process cases – so long as a decision is written narrowly and does not spill ov

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