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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.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 03/06/2002
  • Decided 05/03/2002
  • Published 05/03/2002

Judges

  • POSNER, Circuit Judge., Before POSNER, EVANS, and WILLIAMS, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Seventh Circuit

Counsel

  • 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.
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