SG Asks High Court To Pass On Defining Tax Omnibus Clause

Law360, Washington (June 1, 2017, 6:53 PM EDT) -- The solicitor general is opposing a criminally convicted tax dodger's U.S. Supreme Court challenge to the tax code's "omnibus clause," which makes obstructing enforcement of the code a criminal offense, arguing that the high court has declined to hear similar cases looking to narrow the clause's scope.

In a brief filed May 22, acting Solicitor General Jeffrey B. Wall pushed back at Carlo J. Marinello II's arguments that the Supreme Court should take up his challenge, which seeks to narrow the clause to include only obstruction...
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