JOHNSON v. COMM'R OF INTERNAL REVENUE, 01-2509
Sanctions ordering attorney to pay fees incurred by IRS were permissible and did not violate equal protection, and attorney's bad faith conduct in prior cases was permissibly considered; cause ordered shown why sanctions should not be imposed for frivolous appeal.
- Argued 03/06/2002
- Decided 05/03/2002
- Published 05/03/2002
- POSNER, Circuit Judge., Before POSNER, EVANS, and WILLIAMS, Circuit Judges.
- United States Seventh Circuit
- For Appellant:
- Robert G. Bernhoft, Milwaukee, Wi, for Petitioner.
- For Appellees:
- Randolph L. Hutter (argued), Dept. of Justice Tax Div., Appellate Section, Washington, DC, for Respondent-Appellee.