US Tax Court Nominees Pledge Sensitivity, Impartiality

Law360, New York (January 15, 2014, 1:19 PM EST) -- U.S. Tax Court nominees Tamara Ashford and Judge L. Paige Marvel told the Senate Finance Committee Wednesday that if appointed to the federal court, they will be sure to handle the nation's federal tax litigation — often filed by self-represented taxpayers —with sensitivity and impartiality.

The committee opened confirmation hearings for the duo, who are backed by bipartisan support and largely expected to have successful confirmations. Judge Marvel has served on the Tax Court since 1998 and has been renominated for an additional 15-year term, but...
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