Paul L. Caron

Tuesday, June 8, 2021

AALS Annual Meeting Call For Papers: New Voices In Taxation

Call For Papers: New Voices in Taxation Panel (AALS Section on Taxation / 2022 Annual Meeting):

AALS Annual Meeting (2022)The AALS Section on Taxation is pleased to announce the following Call for Papers. Selected papers will be presented at a works-in-progress session at the 2022 AALS Annual Meeting from January 5 through 9. This program will provide panelists the opportunity to present their work and receive feedback from senior colleagues in the field. Note: The 2022 AALS Annual Meeting will be fully virtual.

Eligibility: Scholars teaching at AALS member schools or non-member fee-paid schools with seven or fewer years of full-time teaching experience as of the submission deadline are eligible to submit papers. (Non-tenure track teaching fellowships count for this deadline.). For co-authored papers, all authors must satisfy the eligibility criteria. While we welcome submissions from previous panelists, we will give a preference to scholars whose work has not been selected for a previous new voices panel.

Due date: 5 p.m. PDT, Friday, August 13, 2021.

Form and length of submission: We invite the submission of drafts of academic articles in the areas of tax law, tax policy, and related fields. We welcome drafts at various stages of completion, including incomplete drafts at early stages of development, more complete drafts that have not yet been submitted for publication consideration, drafts that have been submitted for publication consideration, and drafts that have secured publication offers. However, drafts may not have been published at the time of the 2022 AALS Annual Meeting (January 2022). We welcome legal scholarship across a wide variety of methodological approaches, including empirical, doctrinal, socio-legal, critical, comparative, economic, and other approaches.

Submission method: Papers should be submitted electronically as Microsoft Word documents to Professor Kathleen Thomas by 5 p.m. PDT on Friday, August 13, 2021. The subject line should read “AALS Tax Section CFP Submission.” The cover email should state the author’s institution, number of years of full-time teaching experience, whether the paper has been submitted for publication consideration, and whether the paper has been accepted for publication.

Submission review: Papers will be selected after review by the AALS Tax Section Executive Board. Authors whose papers are selected for presentation will be notified in September.

Additional information: By submitting a paper for consideration, you agree to attend the virtual 2022 AALS Annual Meeting Works-in-Progress Session should your paper be selected for presentation. Call-for-Papers presenters will be responsible for paying their own AALS registration fee. Authors whose papers are selected will need to submit a complete draft by Friday, December 3, 2021.

Inquiries about the Call for Papers should be submitted to: AALS Tax Section Chair Kathleen Thomas, University of North Carolina School of Law,

With regards from the AALS Tax Section Executive Board,
Kathleen Thomas
Adam Thimmesch
Orly Mazur
Jennifer Bird-Pollan
Erin Scharff

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