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    What are the sources primary sources of law in the United States, and what sources have more bearing (or primacy) in a court of law?

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    Tax law is backed by three primary sources - legislative, administrative, and judicial. To answer the second part of your question first, the order of primacy in court would be: Judicial, Legislative, and then Administrative.

    The Judicial branch of government has the ability to trump unconstitutional legislative and administrative taxation. Typically, the only trump to judicial rulings would be other judicial rulings, typically ...

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    This solution review the three primary sources of U.S. tax law. Each sources has a specific primacy over the others in a court of law. References are included.