15 Fam. L. Newsl. 1 (1974-1975)

handle is hein.journals/flwnwsltr15 and id is 1 raw text is: The
Family Law
Newsletter

(formerly Te Fondly Lawr)

Vol. 15, No. 1
1974

Section of
Family Law
American Bar Association

Family Law and
Tax Law:
An Imperfect
Union*

FLS
Committees
on the
Move
COMMITTEE ON LEGAL
PROBLEMS OF THE AGING
MEETING MINUTES
The meeting was held on April 19,
1974, at the New York University
Law School. The following Com-
mittee  members   were  present
Norman J. Kalcheim, Chairman,
Professor Henry Foster; Elizabeth K.
Johnson and Alfred Berman.
(Continued on page 2)

Family
Law
in
the
Federal
Courts
By Richard Wels
DENIAL OF CONJUGAL VISITS
IN PRISON
In Polakoff v. Henderson, 370 F.
Supp. 690 (U.S.D.C. N.D. Ga.), a
federal prisoner and his wife brought
an action for damages against the
warden of the prison where plaintiff
husband  was incarcerated. The
Pistrict Court, granting a motion to
dismiss, held that the regulation of
the prison denying conjugal visits to
married prisoners and their wives
was not a denial of equal protection
(Continued on page 7)

By Edwin S. Cohen
Charlottesvlle, Virginia
As a long-term member of your sister
Section of Taxation, I am delighted
to participate in your discussion
today of the common problems of
family and tax law. I do so, however,
with humility and even a touch of
trepidation, for my professional tax
experience has been derived more
from marrying or divorcing business
organizations than human beings,
more with parent and subsidiary
than parent and child. In speaking to
you, I bear in mind the legendary
victim of the Johnstown flood who,
on arriving at the pearly gates,
wanted to impress upon St. Peter the
magnitude of the flood and its
horrors. He finally prevailed upon St.
Peter to gather together all the
residents of heaven so that he might
(Continued on page 2)

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