Week in Review

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Obama releases climate change plan, Supreme Court finds DOMA unconstitutional, and more…

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  • The U.S. Supreme Court held unconstitutional the federal definition of marriage which excludes same-sex marriage.
  • The U.S. Supreme Court held that either approved or denied land permits that are conditioned on monetary exactions must pass the nexus and proportionality tests.
  • The FDA approved marketing for two new tobacco products and denied marketing for four other tobacco products.
  • The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released its plan of action to improve the agency. The report suggests that the IRS will suspend “be-on-the-lookout” lists for tax exemption applications.