SCOTUS: Affordable Care Act is Constitutional

June 28, 2012

The Affordable Care Act (ACA), including its individual mandate that virtually all Americans buy health insurance, is constitutional. Chief Justice Roberts joined the four left-leaning justices on the bench making it a 5-4 vote in favor of saving the ACA in its entirety, with exception that the federal government’s power to terminate states’ Medicaid funds…

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Supreme Court Decision Looms over State Lawmakers

April 5, 2012

As reported previously on our blog, the U.S. Supreme Court is set to hear Arizona v. U.S. with a decision expected in June. The decision will impact a number of similar laws enacted by states, which all target illegal immigration. According to a report by USA Today, a number of states have seen similar legislative…

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U.S. Supreme Court October 2011 Term – A Brief Overview

March 26, 2012

The current October 2011 term of the United States Supreme Court is loaded with a number of high-profile cases. In this article, we will be highlighting three of the cases. We already published an article about the case challenging health care reform here.Arizona v. U.S. will be heard April, 25, 2012, with a decision expected…

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Tax Issues for Foreign Real Estate Owners in the US

November 26, 2009

Sometimes old cases are still relevant. Especially in times of real estate foreclosures and banks taking properties it is good to know that European investors in US real estate get some protection. We reported in April 2006 that the United States Supreme Court ruled on April 26, 2006 in the Jones v. Flowers case. It…

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