The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday reined in federal prosecutors’ use of a broad tool in federal tax prosecutions.
In the case Marinello v. United States, a 7-2 majority, led by the Justice Stephen Breyer, rejected the government’s interpretation of an omnibus obstruction clause in the federal tax code because it risked depriving individuals of fair warning and risked “all kinds of related unfairness.”
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