High Court Leaves Impartiality Challenges To Tax Court

By Eric Kroh (May 26, 2015, 4:38 PM EDT) -- Despite a decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to pass on a challenge to the president's authority to remove judges from the U.S. Tax Court, experts say a slew of similar cases challenging the impartiality of the bench will force the Tax Court to address the issue head-on.

The question of whether the president's removal authority violates the separation of powers remains a live one and it could again rise to the level of the high court, experts said. The Tax Court, which so far has stayed out of the fray, will be forced to decide the forthcoming cases on their...

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