Telecommunications Act of 1996

The Telecommunications Act of 1996 was the first significant overhaul of United States telecommunications law in more than sixty years, amending the Communications Act of 1934. The Act, signed by President Bill Clinton, represented a major change in American telecommunication law, since it was the first time that the Internet was included in broadcasting and spectrum allotment.
Socially disadvantaged farmers and ranchers
In the United States, socially disadvantaged farmers and ranchers, for the purposes of USDA outreach and assistance, are defined under the 1990 farm bill as members of a socially disadvantaged group, which is defined to mean those whose identity in a
Raytheon Production Corp. v. Commissioner
Raytheon Production Corp. v. Commissioner, 144 F.2d 110, cert. denied, 323 U.S. 779 (1944) is a United States income tax case that discusses the tax deductibility of damages for loss of business good will. It included the following holdings:Under the tax
Judicial Conference of the State of New York
The Judicial Conference of the State of New York is an institution of the New York State Unified Court System responsible for surveying current practice in the administration of the state's courts, compiling statistics, and suggesting legislation and
Village of Schaumburg v. Citizens for a Better Environment
Village of Schaumburg v. Citizens for a Better Environment, 444 U.S. 620 (1980), was a case before the United States Supreme Court
Poyner v. Commissioner
Poyner v. Commissioner 301 F.2d 287 is a United States tax law case that discusses whether "special death benefits" paid to an employee's widow are exempt from taxes as a gift under ยง102(a
Commissioner v. LoBue
Commissioner v. LoBue, 351 U.S. 243 (1956), was an income tax case before the United States Supreme Court
Fairfield Plaza, Inc. v. Commissioner
Fairfield Plaza, Inc. v. Commissioner, 39 T.C. 706 (1963) was a case before the United States Tax Court discussing timing alternatives in taxing the return of capital
Washburn v. Commissioner
In Washburn v. Commissioner, 5 T.C. 1333, the United States Tax Court attempted to set down some guidelines to determine whether a prize or award qualified as a gift. During 1941, Mrs. Washburn's telephone number was randomly selected and the radio
Regan v. Taxation with Representation of Washington
Regan v. Taxation with Representation of Washington, 461 U.S. 540 (1983), was a case in which the United States Supreme Court upheld lobbying restrictions imposed on tax-exempt non-profit corporations
Chalceus guaporensis
Chalceus guaporensis is a species of freshwater fish in the family Chalceidae that inhabits northern South America. Alongside C. epakros and C. spilogyros, it was added to the genus Chalceus in the year 2004