616 F2d 253 Battelstein v. Internal Revenue Service

616 F.2d 253

Barry L. BATTELSTEIN and Jerry E. Battelstein, Plaintiffs-Appellees,
v.
INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE, Defendant-Appellant.

No. 77-3212.

United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.

April 11, 1980.

Appeal from the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas; John V. Singleton, Jr., Chief Judge.

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M. Carr Ferguson, Asst. Atty. Gen., Gilbert E. Andrews, Act. Chief, Appellate Section, Robert A. Bernstein, Atty., Gayle P. Miller, William Friedlander, Tax Div., Dept. of Justice, Washington, D. C., for defendant-appellant.

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Marc E. Grossberg, David Cowan, Hugh M. Ray, Houston, Tex., for plaintiffs-appellees.

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ON PETITION FOR REHEARING AND PETITION FOR REHEARING EN BANC

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(Opinion Feb. 14, 1980, 5 Cir., 1980, 611 F.2d 1033).

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Before COLEMAN, Chief Judge, BROWN, AINSWORTH, GODBOLD, CHARLES CLARK, RONEY, GEE, TJOFLAT, HILL, FAY, RUBIN, VANCE, KRAVITCH, FRANK M. JOHNSON, Jr., GARZA, HENDERSON, REAVLEY, POLITZ, HATCHETT, ANDERSON, RANDALL, TATE, SAM D. JOHNSON and THOMAS A. CLARK, Circuit Judges.

BY THE COURT:

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A member of the Court in active service having requested a poll on the application for rehearing en banc and a majority of the judges in active service having voted in favor of granting a rehearing en banc.

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IT IS ORDERED that the cause shall be reheard by the Court en banc on briefs without oral argument. The Clerk will specify a briefing schedule for the filing of supplemental briefs.