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A tax deadline missed by one day leads to a showdown over equity, jurisdiction – and grammar

The argument on Wednesday in Boechler v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue will consider whether “equitable tolling” – which allows courts to excuse missed deadlines in some circumstances – is available for a statutory federal income tax deadline. The issu

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Justices debate state’s right to take tort recoveries from Medicaid beneficiaries

Monday’s argument in Gallardo v. Marstiller displayed a bench surprisingly divided over a relatively simple question of statutory interpretation. The topic is what to do when a state Medicaid program pays for injuries that a beneficiary suffers, if the be

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The morning read for Wednesday, Jan. 12

Each weekday, we select a short list of news articles, commentary, and other noteworthy links related to the Supreme Court. To suggest a piece for us to consider, email us at [email protected]. Here’s the Wednesday morning read: Supreme Court Ju

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