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Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Faherty Student Tax Writing Competition -- $3,000 First Prize


The Center for Tax Law and Employee Benefits at The John Marshall Law School Chicago sponsors the Paul Faherty Tax Law Writing Competition:

Scope:  The scope of permissible topics for the writing competition is broad -- any aspect of Tax Law is acceptable: ... a paper on a public policy issue, a critique of a leading case or doctrine, a comment on a statute, or the need for statutory modification, or a comment on a common law doctrine.

Eligibility:  Any currently enrolled law school student attending an ABA-accredited law school.

Prizes:  A grand prize of $3,000 plus two honorable mentions of $1,000 will be awarded. The winner's paper will also be posted on the program's website.

Rules:  See here.

Deadline for Submissions:  April 15, 2011.

 For prior years' winners, see:

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Gotta love the deadline, April 15th. That should eliminate a number of papers on tax law by people who actually prepare tax returns.

Posted by: Woody | Nov 24, 2010 7:33:31 AM