The U.S. government has sued tax-protesting northern Idaho lawmaker Phil Hart over almost $550,000 in unpaid income taxes, penalties and interest. The government is asking Idaho’s federal district court to OK foreclosing on property in Athol, in Kootenai County, that Hart has owned and transferred to other entities that the government alleges are a sham.
Hart, a ...
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It has become a maxim that there are too many lawyers and that there is ongoing softness in demand for legal services. (Parenthetically, I disagree; there is, in fact, a dislocation between the supply and the demand for specific legal services, which the organized bar has never been able to address successfully.) Assuming for the [...]
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