Monthly Archives: July 2013

Tax Issues for Same-Sex Couples Raised by the Windsor Opinion




UPDATE: September 5, 2013: At the end of August, 2013, Treasury officials announced that same-sex couples who were married under the laws of a state in which same-sex marriages were legal were entitled to the same tax treatment as other … Continue reading




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Jimmy Cagney: A Man of Many Talents




Orson Welles proclaimed him to be one of film’s greatest actors, and Winston Churchill had private screenings of his films. James “Jimmy” Cagney was the consummate American film actor. Born in 1899, he began his career in entertainment at the … Continue reading




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Justice Anthony Kennedy, United States v. Windsor, and the Concept of Human Dignity




Since the retirement of Justice Sandra Day O’Connor in 2005, Justice Anthony Kennedy has been the most important swing vote on the Supreme Court, especially in constitutional litigation. Because of this, Supreme Court advocates often attempt to secure his vote … Continue reading




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The Roberts Court and Business: Twelve Key Decisions




During its last term, the Supreme Court delivered a number of major decisions which significantly affected American business. In this article, we review 12 of the key decisions and their implications for the business community. These decisions involved important issues relating to class … Continue reading




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