November 23, 2010
Faherty Student Tax Writing Competition -- $3,000 First Prize
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:
- 2008: Brian A. Benko (LL.M. 2009, John Marshall), Not All Plan Failures are Created Equal: Inventing the Code § 409A Correction Program
- 2009: Sonja R. Pollack (Hofstra), The 5% University Endowment Spending Requirement: Analysis and Alternative Proposals
- 2010: Jit Han Dennis Tan (LL.M. 2010, NYU), Unitary Formulary Apportionment as a Solution to the Conundrum of Source
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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 10:33:31 AM