Paul L. Caron

Saturday, September 16, 2023

This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Posts

Top Ten 2Legal Education:

  1. Council of the ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar, Oregon (Adjunct Faculty Diversity) And Kentucky (Financial Resources) Are Back In Compliance With Accreditation Standards
  2. preLaw, The Most Diverse Law Schools
  3. University Business, Are Professors Too Soft On Grading? Survey Says 8 In 10 Give In To ‘Grade Grubbing’
  4. Quacquarelli Symonds, 2023 World Law School Rankings
  5. Connecticut Law Tribune, After Nearly 2 Years Of Litigation, Law Students Drop Suit Against Yale
  6. Harvard Law School Center On The Legal Profession, The Black-White Student Debt Gap Among Law School Graduates
  7. Chloe Sovinee-Dyroff (Colorado), Introverted Lawyers: Agents Of Change In The Legal Profession 
  8. Reuters, NextGen Bar Exam To Debut In July 2026: 25% Shorter Than Current Uniform Bar Exam Used By 41 States 
  9. Steven Boutcher (Law & Society Association), Jason Houle (Dartmouth), Anna Raup-Kounovksy (Penn State) & Carroll Seron (UC-Irvine), A Faustian Bargain? Rethinking The Role Of Debt In Law Students' Career Choices 
  10. The Logic, University Of Toronto Law School Returns Undisclosed $450,000 Gift From Amazon 


  1. Bloomberg Businessweek, How Stanford Professors Joe Bankman And Barbara Fried Enabled Their Son Sam's Crypto Empire
  2. Thomas Brennan (Harvard) & David Schizer (Columbia), Transaction-Specific Tax Reform In Three Steps: The Case Of Constructive Ownership
  3. Ellen Aprill (Loyola-L.A.), Roger Colinvaux (Catholic), Brian Galle (Georgetown), Philip Hackney (Pittsburgh) & Lloyd Mayer (Notre Dame), Response by Tax-Exempt Organization Scholars to Request for Information
  4. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: The Boundary Waters Of Equity
  5. Kathleen DeLaney Thomas (North Carolina), Rethinking Tax Information: The Case For Quarterly 1099s 
  6. Law Schools Seeking to Hire Tax Profs:  Michigan State, Rutgers
  7. Roundup, Next Week’s Tax Workshops
  8. Sloan Speck (Colorado), Review Of Phaseouts, By Daniel Hemel (NYU)
  9. SSRN, The Top Five New Tax Papers
  10. Roundup, Tax Policy In The Biden Administration


  1. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), Shane Claiborne At Pepperdine Caruso Law: 'We Belong And Pursue Truth As One'
  2. preLaw, The Most Devout Law Schools
  3. Alan Dershowitz (Harvard), Should Nonreligious Jewish Law Faculty Teach On Rosh Hashanah? 
  4. Wall Street Journal, J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord Of The Rings, And The Bible 
  5. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), Sherif Girgis (Notre Dame) Presents Fragility Not Superiority? Assessing The Fairness Of Special Religious Protections At Pepperdine

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