Paul L. Caron

Saturday, December 2, 2023

This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Posts

Top Ten 2Legal Education:

  1. New York Law Journal, Fall Out From Antisemitism At NYU And UC-Berkeley Law Schools
  2. CBC, Former Law School Dean Faces Disbarment For Allegedly Misspending $500,000 From Endowment Intended For Students
  3. David Brooks (New York Times Op-Ed), Universities (And Law Schools) Are Failing At Inclusion
  4. Reuters, Straight White Male NYU 1L May Proceed Anonymously In Law Review Discrimination Case
  5. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), BigLaw Associate Compensation Soars To $240k for 1st Years, $550k For 8th Years 1300
  6. The Messenger, 25 Year Old Law Student, Presumed To Be A Hostage Since October 7, Found Dead Under Ambulance
  7. Golden Gate University Newsroom, Law School Will Terminate Its JD Program In May 2024; 1Ls And 2Ls Can Complete Their Degrees At Other Law Schools
  8. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), One-Third Through Fall 2024 Law School Admissions Season: Black (+3%), Hispanic (+2%) & Asian (+1%) Applicants Are Up; White (-3%) & 170-180 LSAT (-8%) Applicants Are Down
  9. Scott Rempell (South Texas), A Blueprint to Reclaim Legal Education from U.S. News
  10., 58% Of Prospective Law Students Want To Attend A School With Classmates Of The Same Political Views


  1. Wall Street Journal, Does The IRS Have Authority To Circumvent Congressional Tax Policy With Tax Cuts By Administrative Fiat?
  2. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: Taxpayers Cannot Invoke The 'Augusta Rule' With Unplayable Lie
  3. The Messenger, Jeff Bezos Will Save Billions In Taxes By Moving To Miami
  4. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), Kristin Hickman Will Not Join The Texas Faculty In January 2024 And Will Remain At Minnesota
  5. Edward Fox (Michigan), Presentation Of Who Benefits From Corporate Tax Cuts?: Evidence From Banks And Credit Unions Around The TCJA At Columbia And NYU
  6. Reuven Avi-Yonah (Michigan), Two New International Tax Papers On SSRN
  7. Ariel Jurow Kleiman (Loyola-L.A.), Shayak Sarkar (UC-Davis) & Emily Satterthwaite (Georgetown), Presentation Of Towards an Understanding of Nannies' Tax Experiences and Preferences At Loyola-L.A.
  8. SSRN, Tax Professor Rankings
  9. Young Ran (Christine) Kim (Cardozo), Review Of The Mirage Of Mobile Capital, By Wei Cui (British Columbia)
  10. SSRN, The Top Five New Tax Papers


  1. Anne Lamott (Washington Post Op-Ed), At 33, I Knew Everything. At 69, I Know Something Much More Important.
  2. Russell Moore (Editor in Chief, Christianity Today), What Does It Profit A Christian To Protect An Institution But Lose Their Soul?
  3. Washington Post, Why Thomas Jefferson Hated Thanksgiving
  4. Robert Tracy McKenzie (Wheaton College), Was Abraham Lincoln A Christian?
  5. John Inazu (Washington University), The Lack Of Clarity And Courage In Higher Education On Hamas And Israel

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