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"Hundreds of civil and criminal cases"

BDBoop

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Really, Michele? "Hundreds?"

Bachmann appears to have represented the IRS only twice in cases tried in U.S. Tax Court - both small cases - according to a search of judicial records by attorney Melissa Wexler, a research expert at Westlaw, a major provider of computerized records.
One was a win against a White Earth Indian Reservation resident named Marvin Manypenny, who contended that part of his modest income was not taxable under treaty rights.

Mary Streitz, the Minneapolis lawyer who represented Manypenny in that 1992 case, said she remembers Bachmann as "well dressed and professionally mannered." She said the case was "very, very small" but had the twist of involving federal Indian law. Manypenny, she said, was sworn in with a peace pipe.

The other court case Bachmann litigated, according to Wexler's records search, was a 1990 IRS win against a blue-collar Gateway Foods worker from La Crosse, Wis., who didn't file a tax return for several years. The most he ever made during those years was $23,470 and his six-year tax deficiency was estimated by the IRS at $13,500, records show. The taxpayer, who lived with his parents for lack of money after a divorce, represented himself in court.

Colleagues from the IRS office say Bachmann was pleasant and never brought politics into her job.

Two of them distinctly remember her absences for pregnancy leaves. According to an internal staff memo dated Monday, April 13, 1992 - as the staff was gearing up for another frantic cycle of tax court hearings - Marcus Bachmann had informed the office on the preceding Friday that, "Michele is confined to bed rest and will not return to work until after her maternity leave." She gave birth to daughter Caroline two months later.
The memo was titled "Transfer of Michele Bachmann's inventory." It showed 11 cases that were in line for straightforward settlement; none required a trial.

Bachmann's lawyerly background is better and worse than she claims - Politics Wires - MiamiHerald.com
 

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At the root of Bachmann's legal career is an even more complex picture - an ambitious young woman steeped in evangelical Christianity, deeply affected by her law school years at Oral Roberts, and fascinated by the intersection of biblical principles and the practice of law.

The troubling questing is does she understand there’s no ‘intersection’ of biblical principles and the rule of law.

"I went to work in that system because the first rule of war is 'Know your enemy,' " she said last week at a campaign stop in Columbia, S.C.

Oh, brother – how anyone can support this lame nitwit is a mystery.
 

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What non-lawyers (now about 73 percent of the U.S. population) don't understand is that most cases DON'T ever go to court. And thus don't show up in any searchable database like Westlaw. I've worked on hundreds, but as a trial guy. Even if one of my cases goes up on appeal, it's not my name there, it's the appeals guy.
 

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Obama hasn't tried one despite having a law degree.

Who the fuck gets a law degree and doesn't use it?

He never tried to pass the bar.

The guy is inept in every capacity.
 

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Really, Michele? "Hundreds?"

Bachmann appears to have represented the IRS only twice in cases tried in U.S. Tax Court - both small cases - according to a search of judicial records by attorney Melissa Wexler, a research expert at Westlaw, a major provider of computerized records.
One was a win against a White Earth Indian Reservation resident named Marvin Manypenny, who contended that part of his modest income was not taxable under treaty rights.

Mary Streitz, the Minneapolis lawyer who represented Manypenny in that 1992 case, said she remembers Bachmann as "well dressed and professionally mannered." She said the case was "very, very small" but had the twist of involving federal Indian law. Manypenny, she said, was sworn in with a peace pipe.

The other court case Bachmann litigated, according to Wexler's records search, was a 1990 IRS win against a blue-collar Gateway Foods worker from La Crosse, Wis., who didn't file a tax return for several years. The most he ever made during those years was $23,470 and his six-year tax deficiency was estimated by the IRS at $13,500, records show. The taxpayer, who lived with his parents for lack of money after a divorce, represented himself in court.

Colleagues from the IRS office say Bachmann was pleasant and never brought politics into her job.

Two of them distinctly remember her absences for pregnancy leaves. According to an internal staff memo dated Monday, April 13, 1992 - as the staff was gearing up for another frantic cycle of tax court hearings - Marcus Bachmann had informed the office on the preceding Friday that, "Michele is confined to bed rest and will not return to work until after her maternity leave." She gave birth to daughter Caroline two months later.
The memo was titled "Transfer of Michele Bachmann's inventory." It showed 11 cases that were in line for straightforward settlement; none required a trial.

Bachmann's lawyerly background is better and worse than she claims - Politics Wires - MiamiHerald.com

So.... how many pointless threads does this make from you today alone?
 

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BDBoop if you really want to debate the serious issues of the day why don't you try showing some restraint and instead of posting every article you read, post about the ones that are relative to todays ACTUAL PROBLEMS. On top of that try articulating a position of your own. All this cut n past crap makes to look incapable of forming your own opinion and ideas.

What your doing now just sidelines you from serious discussion. Havnt you noticed very few from the right actually engage you directly in conversation?

Your threads are like commercials on tv. Annoying and a waste of time. Try acting like a grown up and exercise some restraint.
 

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