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Supreme Court Denies Cert in Murphy v. IRS

Posted in Tax Justice for Whistleblowers
In an order posted today on the its website, the U.S. Supreme Court announced that it will not be hearing the Murphy v. IRS appeal. Although this is a disappointing turn of events, whistleblower and civil rights advocates should continue the fight for tax justice, both in other judicial venues, and in the halls of Congress.   In response to the news, the … Continue Reading

Murphy v. IRS Decision on Certiorari May Come Today

Posted in Tax Justice for Whistleblowers
The Supreme Court Justices were scheduled to have a conference this morning to rule on petitions for certiorari, including in the case of Murphy v. IRS. We will keep you updated on any developments. UPDATE: We just received word that the results of the conference will not be revealed until Monday morning. We will let you know as soon as … Continue Reading

Reply Brief Filed in Whistleblower Tax Case, Murphy v. IRS

Posted in Tax Justice for Whistleblowers
Attorneys working with the National Whistleblower Center have filed the reply brief in response to the Solicitor General’s brief regarding whether certiorari should be granted in a key Whistleblower/Civil Rights tax case that was filed with the Supreme Court by attorneys. The case is Murphy v. IRS, No. 07-802 (Supreme Court). Click here to view the brief (PDF)>>> The principal … Continue Reading

Government Reply Brief Filed with Supreme Court in Murphy v. IRS

Posted in Tax Justice for Whistleblowers
The Solicitor General has filed the Government’s brief in opposition to the granting of certiorari in a key Whistleblower/Civil Rights tax case that was filed with the Supreme Court by attorneys working with the National Whistleblower Center.  The case is Murphy v. IRS, No. 07-802 (Supreme Court). The principal issue is whether the IRS can tax as “income” plaintiffs’ court … Continue Reading

Update on Whistleblower Tax Case, Murphy v. IRS

Posted in Government Whistleblowers, News, Tax Justice for Whistleblowers
Last month we reported on a key Whistleblower/Civil Rights tax case that was filed with the Supreme Court by attorneys working with the National Whistleblower Center. See Whistleblowers Blog (December 13, 2007). The case is Murphy v. IRS, No. 07-802 (Supreme Court), and the principal issue is whether the IRS can tax as income plaintiffs’ court awards for non-physical compensatory … Continue Reading

Key Whistleblower Tax Case Filed in the Supreme Court

Posted in News, Tax Justice for Whistleblowers
The National Whistleblower Center announced today that a major Whistleblower/Civil Rights tax case has been filed with the Supreme Court. The case, Murphy v. IRS, has generated a lot of attention in the past year, and certainly puts forth questions that beg a grant of certiorari. At the heart of the case is whether the IRS has the constitutional right … Continue Reading