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Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Sources

The O'Quinn Law Library has acquired sources that contain the full text of and analysis of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that was signed into law last December.  Keep in mind that Thomson Reuters Checkpoint and Tax Analysts will also have analysis on this act.
Complete Analysis of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, Thomson Reuters (KF6276.62017.C66 2017) A Personal Guide to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: What is Means for You by Susan Flax Posner, Wolters Kluwer (KF6276.6 2017.T57 2018)Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: Law, Explanation & Analysis, Wolters Kluwer (KF6276.6 2017.T55 2018)Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: Text of H.R. 1, Joint Explanatory Statement of the Committee of Conference, as Released on December 15, 2017 (KF6276. 2017.T56 2017)  There are also a number of free resources where the full text of the law itself as well information
Legislative documents available from Congress.gov (this will include access to the full text of the act, committee reports, history, links to Congressional Record debate …

Gunfight by Adam Winkler

We are honored to include the book review below by one of our favorite colleagues, Professor Dave Fagundes.

"Adam Winkler's Gunfight is a radically moderate history of Districtof Columbia v. Heller, the Supreme Court case that adopted the view that the Second Amendment confers an individual right to bear arms. This is a masterful recounting of the story of a landmark constitutional case. And best of all, there is something in this book to disappoint all sides in the overheated public debate about guns in America.

Gun control advocates will be disappointed by Winkler’s conclusion that the individual-rights view of the Second Amendment is likely the right one. Winkler shows that private gun ownership has been part of American culture since the earliest days of the Republic, and that abolishing guns entirely as other countries have would not only be practically unworkable, but unconstitutional. 
Gun ownership maximalists will be disappointed by Winkler’s corollary observation tha…