Friday, January 6, 2012
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, 2012.
Prior years' winners:
- 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 (J.D. 2009, 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
- 2011: Zac DesAutels (J.D. 2011, Minnesota), Virtually Untaxable? Red Earth LLC v. United States and Congressional Authorization for State Taxation of Internet Sales