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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. Law.com, 58% Of Prospective Law Students Want To Attend A School With Classmates Of The Same Political Views

Tax:

  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

Faith

  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

December 2, 2023 in About This Blog, Legal Education, Tax, Tax Daily, Weekly Top 10 TaxProf Blog Posts | Permalink

Saturday, November 25, 2023

This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Posts

Top Ten 2Legal Education:

  1. Wall Street Journal, Why Are We So Obsessed With Sam Bankman-Fried’s Stanford Law Prof Parents?
  2. Aaron Sibarium (Washington Free Beacon), Anti-Israel Protesters Overrun Columbia Law School And Disrupt Classes
  3. Washington Post, Oregon’s New Bar Exam Alternative Is The First Of Its Kind 
  4. David Lat (Original Jurisdiction), Will Donna Adelson Plead Guilty In Dan Markel's Murder To Save Wendi From Prosecution?
  5. Tallahassee Democrat, Adelson Family Had 'Piles' Of Cash And Millions In The Bank When Dan Markel Was Murdered
  6. ABC News & Court TV, Judge Orders Ex-Mother-in-Law Of Slain FSU Professor Held Without Bond; A Look Inside The Adelson Family Dynamics
  7. Council of the ABA Section of Legal Education & Admissions to the Bar, Fully Online Law School Accreditation Standard
  8. Council of the ABA Section of Legal Education & Admissions to the Bar, Free Speech Accreditation Standard
  9. Council of the ABA Section of Legal Education & Admissions to the Bar, Law Library Collection Accreditation Standard
  10. Council of the ABA Section of Legal Education & Admissions to the Bar, Experiential Credits Accreditation Standard

Tax:

  1. Laura Snyder (President, Stop Extraterritorial American Taxation; Board of Directors, Association of Americans Resident Overseas), Discriminatory Taxes And Congress: Do As I Say, Not As I Do
  2. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: A Lesson In Pathfinding
  3. David Weisbach (Chicago) & Sam Kortum (Yale), Climate Change Policy in the International Context: Solving the Carbon Leakage Problem 
  4. Michael Graetz (Columbia), To Avoid The Moore Morass, The Court Should DIG It (Dismiss As Improvidently Granted) 
  5. Sarah Lawsky (Northwestern), Presentation Of Picturing Capital Gains And Losses At Boston College
  6. Wall Street Journal Opinion Pieces, Tax Cuts, Tax Loopholes, And Carbon Taxes
  7. Mirit Eyal-Cohen (Alabama), Review Of Moore, The 16th Amendment, And The TCJA’s Deemed Repatriation Provision, By Christopher Hanna (SMU)
  8. SSRN, The Top Five New Tax Papers
  9. Roundup, Next Week's Tax Workshops
  10. Roundup, Tax Policy In The Biden Administration

Faith

  1. Wall Street Journal, Department Of Education Imposes Largest Fine In History On America's Largest Christian College; Was It Targeted By Biden Administration?
  2. John Inazu (Washington University), The Lack Of Clarity And Courage In Higher Education On Hamas And Israel
  3. Christianity Today, Was Abraham Lincoln A Christian?
  4. Christianity Today, American Christians And The Anti-American Temptation
  5. New York Times Op-Ed (Ross Douthat), Atheism, Western Liberalism, UFOs, And Christianity

November 25, 2023 in About This Blog, Legal Education, Tax, Tax Daily, Weekly Top 10 TaxProf Blog Posts | Permalink

Saturday, November 18, 2023

This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Posts

Top Ten 2Legal Education:

  1. Tallahassee Democrat, Florida Has Momentum To Charge Donna, Then Wendi, In Dan Markel's Murder. Will Charlie Flip On His Family?
  2. Tallahassee Democrat, FBI Arrests Donna Adelson At Miami Airport, One Week After Her Son Charlie's Conviction In Dan Markel's Murder
  3. Tallahassee Democrat, Dan Markel Murder Update: Donna Adelson Arrested At Miami Airport With Husband Harvey And One-Way Tickets To Vietnam (No Extradition Treaty With The U.S.)
  4. Tallahassee Democrat, Grand Jury Indicts Donna Adelson In Dan Markel's Murder, Two Days After Miami Airport Arrest
  5. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), 25% Through The Fall 2024 Law School Admissions Season: Applicants Are Down -3.7%, With Biggest Decline (-10.2%) In The 170-180 LSAT Band
  6. ABC13, Texas Southern Law Students Stage Walkout After Associate Dean Resigns
  7. California Bar, Bar Exam Pass Rate Falls To 51.5%, Bucking Upward National Trend
  8. ABA Journal, Columbia Law Prof Banned From Depositions After Allegations Of Verbal Abuse, Intimidating Presence 
  9. Jonathan Choi (USC), Amy Monahan (Minnesota) & Daniel Schwarcz (Minnesota), Lawyering In The Age Of Artificial Intelligence 
  10. Gabor Melli (LegalOn Technologies), Daniel Lewis (LegalOn Technologies) & Dru Stevenson (South Texas), ChatGPT-4 Passes Multistate Professional Responsibility Exam (MPRE), Beats Law School Graduates And Other Generative AI Models

Tax:

  1. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: Merely Winning Does Not Entitle Taxpayer To Attorneys Fees 
  2. David Weisbach (Chicago) & Sam Kortum (Yale), Climate Change Policy in the International Context: Solving the Carbon Leakage Problem 
  3. Michael Graetz (Columbia), To Avoid The Moore Morass, The Court Should DIG It (Dismiss As Improvidently Granted) 
  4. Laura Snyder (President, Stop Extraterritorial American Taxation; Board of Directors, Association of Americans Resident Overseas), Discriminatory Taxes and Congress: Do as I Say, Not as I Do 
  5. Ben Alarie (Toronto), Will AI Replace Tax Practitioners? 
  6. Taxpayer's Reply Brief In Moore v. United States, Macomber Decided The Question Of Realization, Decided It Correctly, And That Holding Remains Good Law 
  7. David Elkins (Netanya), Review Of The 16th Amendment And Congress’s Income Tax Power, By John Brooks (Fordham) & David Gamage (Indiana-Maurer)
  8. SSRN, The Top Five New Tax Papers
  9. Roundup, Next Week's Tax Workshops
  10. Roundup, Tax Policy In The Biden Administration

Faith

  1. Wall Street Journal, Department Of Education Imposes Largest Fine In History On America's Largest Christian College; Was It Targeted By Biden Administration?
  2. John Inazu (Washington University), The Lack Of Clarity And Courage In Higher Education On Hamas And Israel
  3. New York Times, The Christian Faith Of Speaker Of The House Mike Johnson 
  4. Washington Post Op-Ed (Anne Lamott), It’s Good to Remember: We Are All On Borrowed Time

November 18, 2023 in Legal Education, Tax, Tax News, Weekly Top 10 TaxProf Blog Posts | Permalink

Saturday, November 11, 2023

This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Posts

Top Ten 2Legal Education:

  1. David Lat (Original Jurisdiction), After Charlie Adelson's Conviction In Dan Markel's Murder, Are Wendi And Donna Next?
  2. Wall Street Journal Editorial, A Warning To Law Schools On Anti-Semitism
  3. Tallahassee Democrat, Jury Finds Charlie Adelson Guilty On All Counts In Dan Markel's Murder
  4. New York Times Op-Ed (Amaney Jamal (Dean, Princeton) & Keren Yarhi-Milo (Dean, Columbia)), Israeli Dean And Palestinian Dean Of Top 25 Schools: Universities Should Condemn Massacre Of Israeli Civilians By Hamas As Terrorism And Vigorously Debate How To Secure The Safety Of Israelis And Palestinians
  5. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), Fellowships For Aspiring Law Professors (2023-24 Edition)
  6. T. Markus Funk (Perkins Coie), Andrew Boutros (Dechert) & Eugene Volokh (UCLA), The Hidden Life of Law School Adjuncts: Teaching Temps, Indispensable Instructors, Underappreciated Cash Cows, or Something Else?
  7. Florida Politics & Tallahassee Democrat, Week 2 Of Charlie Adelson's Trial In Dan Markel's Murder: Both Sides Rest Their Case 
  8. U.S. News, Rankings Of New York's 14 Law Schools
  9. Law360, Tax Prof Philip Postlewaite Sues Northwestern, Claims $289,000 Salary Is The Result Of Age Discrimination 
  10. Benjamin Alarie (Toronto), Presentation of The Impact Of AI On Legal Education And Law Practice At Pepperdine

Tax:

  1. Tax Foundation, New State Business Tax Climate Index: Blue States Are Worst, Red States Are Best 
  2. Steven Calabresi (Northwestern), Moore: Taxes On Wealth And Unrealized Capital Gains Are Unconstitutional 
  3. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: §6662 Is Sometimes Multiple Penalties For Supervisory Approval Purposes But Sometimes Not 
  4. The Hamilton Project, The Past, Present, And Future Of U.S. Tax Policy 
  5. Virginia Tax Review, Vol. 42, No. 2 (Winter 2023) 
  6. Daniel  Hemel (NYU), Redistributive Regulations And Deadweight Loss 
  7. David Elkins (Netanya), Review Of The 16th Amendment And Congress’s Income Tax Power, By John Brooks (Fordham) & David Gamage (Indiana-Maurer)
  8. SSRN, The Top Five New Tax Papers
  9. Roundup, Next Week's Tax Workshops
  10. Roundup, Tax Policy In The Biden Administration

Faith

  1. New York Times, The Christian Faith Of Speaker Of The House Mike Johnson 
  2. Washington Post Op-Ed (Anne Lamott), It’s Good to Remember: We Are All On Borrowed Time
  3. John Inazu (Washington University), Learning From Failure
  4. Federal Judge, Religious Schools Have The Right To Exemption From State Pronoun Policies

November 11, 2023 in About This Blog, Legal Education, Tax, Weekly Top 10 TaxProf Blog Posts | Permalink

Saturday, November 4, 2023

This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Posts

Top Ten 2Legal Education:

  1. New York Times, Who Decides Penn’s Future: Donors Or The University?
  2. Inside Higher Ed, University Of Washington Bans Psychology Department From Faculty Searches For Two Years After Department Changed Hiring Process And Order Of Offers Based On Race Of Candidates
  3. Wall Street Journal, A Warning To Law Schools On Anti-Semitism
  4. Reuters, Law Professors Say ABA Is 'Micromanaging' Proposal To Make Courses More Uniform
  5. Erwin Chemerinsky (Dean, UC-Berkeley), Nothing Has Prepared Me For The Antisemitism I See On College Campuses Now
  6. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), Fellowships For Aspiring Law Professors (2023-24 Edition)
  7. Tallahassee Democrat, Day 2 Of Charlie Adelson's Trial In Dan Markel's Murder: Defense Says Katie Was 'Mastermind'; Witnesses Include Ex-Wife And Hit Man
  8. Michael Simkovic (USC), SALT Data Confirms Double-Digit Drop In Law Professor Pay
  9. Aaron Sibarium (Washington Free Beacon), Stanford Law School Taps Student Organizer Of Shout-Down Protest Of FedSoc Event Featuring Judge Duncan To Help Find New Dean 
  10. New York Times, Big Law Firms Warn T14 Law Schools About Antisemitism

Tax:

  1. Tax Foundation, New State Business Tax Climate Index: Blue States Are Worst, Red States Are Best 
  2. Michael Doran (Virginia), The Great American Retirement Fraud 
  3. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), Tax Prof Amicus Briefs In Moore v. United States: 22 For Government, 1 For Taxpayer 
  4. Daniel Shaviro (NYU), The Rise (And Fall?) Of Neoliberalism In Tax 
  5. Nick Chater (Warwick), Presentation Of How Focusing On Individual-Level Solutions Has Led Behavioral Public Policy Astray At Loyola-L.A.
  6. Adam Chodorow (Arizona State), Justice Thomas's $267,000 Of Alleged Loan Forgiveness Is An Issues Of Ethics, Not Taxes
  7. Sloan Speck (Colorado), Review Of DSTs, Pillar One, And The Multilateral Tax Project, By Reuven Avi-Yonah (Michigan)
  8. SSRN, The Top Five New Tax Papers
  9. Roundup, Next Week's Tax Workshops
  10. Roundup, Tax Policy In The Biden Administration

Faith

  1. Paul Caron, Jason Jarvis, Chalak Richards & Arnold Barba, Personal Statements On Hamas And Israel
  2. John Inazu (Washington University), Learning From Failure
  3. Federal Judge, Religious Schools Have The Right To Exemption From State Pronoun Policies

November 4, 2023 in About This Blog, Legal Education, Tax, Tax Daily, Weekly Top 10 TaxProf Blog Posts | Permalink

Saturday, October 28, 2023

This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Posts

Top Ten 2Legal Education:

  1. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), Could Yale's Hiring Of Princeton's Keith Whittington Signal A Shift In Legal Ed's Alleged Hostility Toward Conservative Professors?
  2. Reuters, Lawsuit Claims NYU Law Review Discriminates Against Straight White Men In Selection Of Student Editors
  3. Tallahassee Democrat, Day 1 Of Charlie Adelson's Trial In Dan Markel's Murder: Rundown Of Witnesses, Jury Selection
  4. National Law Journal, Former Convict Who Became Georgetown Law Professor Faces Domestic Violence Charge
  5. Law.com, Mitchell Hamline Adjunct Law Professor Resigns, Claiming School Supports Antisemitism
  6. Reuters, For-Profit Law Schools, Once Flourishing, Are Nearly Extinct
  7. Jack Thorlin (Georgetown), Racial Diversity And Law Firm Economics
  8. FedSoc, Proposed ABA Standard Would Link Freedom Of Expression To Law School Accreditation
  9. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), Should Law Schools Weigh In On Political Matters?
  10. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), Should University Presidents (And Law School Deans) Embrace Neutrality?

Tax:

  1. Wall Street Journal Editorial, DOJ Offers Sweetheart Plea Deal To IRS Consultant Who Leaked Tax Return Information Of Trump And Thousands Of Wealthy Americans
  2. University of Michigan Record, Tax Prof Kyle Logue Named Interim Dean At Michigan Law School
  3. SSRN, Tax Professor Rankings
  4. NYU Tax Law Center, Guide To Moore
  5. Jack Bogdanski (Lewis & Clark), Allegations That Justice Thomas Failed To Report $267,000 Of Loan Forgiveness As Income Misstate Tax Law
  6. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: What Makes A NOD Invalid?
  7. Blaine Saito (Ohio State), Review Of “From Whatever Source Derived”: The Sixteenth Amendment and Congress’s Income Tax Power, By John Brooks (Fordham) & David Gamage (Indiana-Maurer)
  8. SSRN, The Top Five New Tax Papers
  9. Roundup, Next Week's Tax Workshops
  10. Roundup, Tax Policy In The Biden Administration

Faith

  1. Paul Caron, Jason Jarvis, Chalak Richards & Arnold Barba, Personal Statements On Hamas And Israel
  2. Christianity Today, Ted Lasso, Pelagius, And Augustine: Can People Change?
  3. John Inazu (Washington University), Nii Addy: Christian. Black. Neuroscientist.
  4. Symposium, The Religiously Affiliated Law Schools Conference
  5. Washington Post Op-Ed, America Doesn’t Need More God. It Needs More Atheists.

October 28, 2023 in About This Blog, Legal Education, Tax, Weekly Top 10 TaxProf Blog Posts | Permalink

Saturday, October 21, 2023

This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Posts

Top Ten 2Legal Education:

  1. Steven Davidoff Solomon (UC-Berkeley), Don’t Hire My Anti-Semitic Berkeley Law Students
  2. New York Times, At NYU Law And Harvard, Fallout From Israel-Hamas Student Comments Continues 
  3. Florida Politics, Big Developments One Week Before Charlie Adelson's Trial In Dan Markel's Murder
  4. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), Should Law Schools Weigh In On Political Matters?
  5. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), Should University Presidents (And Law School Deans) Embrace Neutrality?
  6. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), July 2023 Texas Bar Exam Results: Texas A&M #1
  7. New York Times, Davis Polk Rescinds Offers To Three Students At Columbia And Harvard For Statements On Israel, But May Reverse Itself
  8. Michael Simkovic (USC), Law Professor Pay Plummeted 30% This Decade While College President Pay Rose 20%
  9. Orin Kerr (UC-Berkeley), LSAC To Drop 'Logic Games' From LSAT Starting In August
  10. John Inazu (Washington University), The Pitfalls And Perils Of Faculty Hiring

Tax:

  1. Benjamin Alarie (Toronto), Automated Tax Planning: Who’s Liable When AI Gets It Wrong?
  2. Lawrence Zelenak (Duke), Reading The Taxpayers’ Brief In Moore
  3. IR-2023-192, IRS Announces Direct e-File Tax Return Pilot Program In 13 States For 2024 Filing Season
  4. Steven Rosenthal (Tax Policy Center), Moore Could Invalidate Decades Of Tax Rules
  5. Lawrence Zelenak (Duke), What We Talk About When We Talk About Tax Shelters
  6. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: The Limits Of Collection Due Process
  7. Michelle Layser (San Diego), Review Of Gregory v. Helvering: A Red Herring that Shaped Tax Jurisprudence, By David Elkins (Netanya)
  8. SSRN, The Top Five New Tax Papers
  9. Roundup, Next Week's Tax Workshops
  10. Roundup, Tax Policy In The Biden Administration

Faith

  1. Inside Higher Ed, Nation's Largest Christian University Says Biden Administration Is Unjustly Targeting It
  2. Wall Street Journal Op-Ed (Mike Kerrigan), We Can All Learn About Forgiveness From Colorado Football Player Travis Hunter
  3. Christianity Today, Ted Lasso, Pelagius, And Augustine: Can People Change?
  4. John Inazu (Washington University), Nii Addy: Christian. Black. Neuroscientist.
  5. Symposium, The Religiously Affiliated Law Schools Conference

October 21, 2023 in About This Blog, Legal Education, Tax, Tax Daily, Weekly Top 10 TaxProf Blog Posts | Permalink

Saturday, October 14, 2023

This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Posts

Top Ten 2Legal Education:

  1. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), Should Law Schools Weigh In On Political Matters?
  2. Tallahassee Democrat, Katherine Magbanua Turns State Witness, Will Testify Against Charlie Adelson In Dan Markel Murder Trial Beginning Oct. 23; Prosecutors Ask Judge To Hold Charlie's Parents In Contempt
  3. Benjamin Barton (Tennessee), The Case For (and Against) ABA Regulation of Non-J.D. Programs
  4. Law.com, St. Mary's Law Professor Accused Of Raping Student In His Office Reinstated After Accuser Found 'Not Credible'
  5. Brian Frye (Kentucky), Should Using An AI Text Generator To Produce Academic Writing Be Plagiarism?
  6. Surf Report, Pepperdine Caruso Law Professor Teaches 1L Contracts Class Remotely From Israel During War
  7. New York Times, At NYU Law And Harvard, Fallout From Israel-Hamas Student Comments Continues
  8. Jonathan Turley (George Washington), Law School is No Picnic: Environmental Law Society Pulls References to a Picnic as Offensive
  9. James Leipold (LSAC), Review Of Neil Hamilton's Roadmap: The Law Student’s Guide To Meaningful Employment
  10. Stephanie Hunter McMahon (Cincinnati), Emory Keynote Address: What Law Schools Must Change To Train Transactional Lawyers At Emory

Tax:

  1. Natasha Sarin (Yale), The Supreme Court Tax Case That Could Blow A Hole In The Federal Budget
  2. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: The Designated Payment Rule
  3. Joint Committee on Taxation, Tax Code Provisions Implicated In Moore
  4. John Brooks (Fordham) & David Gamage (Indiana-Maurer), “From Whatever Source Derived”: The Sixteenth Amendment and Congress’s Income Tax Power
  5. Duke Symposium, The Legacy of Stanley S. Surrey
  6. George Washington, Symposium In Celebration Of George Yin
  7. Mirit Eyal-Cohen (Alabama), Review Of Reexamining Triangular B Reorganization, By Doron Narotzki (Akron) & Tamir Shanan (Haim Striks Faculty of Law, Israel)
  8. Roundup, Next Week's Tax Workshops
  9. SSRN, The Top Five New Tax Papers
  10. Roundup, Tax Policy In The Biden Administration

Faith

  1. Inside Higher Ed, Nation's Largest Christian University Says Biden Administration Is Unjustly Targeting It
  2. Wall Street Journal Op-Ed (Mike Kerrigan), We Can All Learn About Forgiveness From Colorado Football Player Travis Hunter
  3. New York Times Op-Ed (David French), Being There: The Cure For The Male Loneliness Epidemic
  4. Wall Street Journal Op-Ed (Aaron Renn), What Jordan Peterson Can Teach Church Leaders About Reaching Young Men

October 14, 2023 in About This Blog, Legal Education, Tax, Tax Daily, Weekly Top 10 TaxProf Blog Posts | Permalink

Saturday, October 7, 2023

This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Posts

Top Ten 2Legal Education:

  1. Chronicle of Higher Education, Speech By Princeton's Robby George About Free Speech Is Shouted Down At Washington College
  2. Inside Higher Ed, Biden Administration Puts Grad Schools, Including Law Schools, In The Hot Seat
  3. Reuters, Law School Financial Data Is About to Get More Transparent
  4. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), After Adding Graduate Debt And Salaries, And Faculty Research, To Its College Rankings, Will U.S. News Overhaul The Law School Rankings Methodology Yet Again?
  5. Reuters, ABA Receives Favorable Comments On Proposed Law School Free Speech Accreditation Standard
  6. Law.com, ABA Grants Variances To 32 Schools To Use JD-Next Exam To Admit Law Students
  7. LawProfBlawg (Anonymous Professor, Top 100 Law School), Advice For Prospective (And Current) Law Professors
  8. Law.com, The State Of Pre-OCI Law Firm Recruiting Of Law Students
  9. David Bernstein (George Mason), Students For Fair Admissions And The End Of Racial Classification As We Know It
  10. Washington Post, Why Is Arizona State's First Amendment Clinic Defending Kari Lake?

Tax:

  1. Wall Street Journal Editorial, A Case of Tax Fraud—At The IRS 
  2. Michigan & Cardozo Symposium, The International Tax Revolution 
  3. New York Times, How Columbia And NYU Benefit From Huge Tax Breaks ($327 Million/Year) 
  4. SSRN, Tax Professor Rankings 
  5. Vijay Raghavan (Brooklyn) & Luke Herrine (Alabama) Presentation Of Two Papers Today At Loyola-L.A. 
  6. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: Equitable Tolling During Government Shutdown? 
  7. Young Ran (Christine) Kim (Cardozo), Review Of The Low And High Stakes Of Moore, By Daniel Hemel (NYU)
  8. Roundup, Next Week's Tax Workshops
  9. SSRN, The Top Five New Tax Papers
  10. Roundup, Tax Policy In The Biden Administration

Faith

  1. Wall Street Journal Op-Ed (Aaron Renn), What Jordan Peterson Can Teach Church Leaders About Reaching Young Men
  2. New York Times Op-Ed (David French), Being There: The Cure For The Male Loneliness Epidemic
  3. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), The Parable Of The Prodigal Son: Justice, Mercy, And Humility

October 7, 2023 in About This Blog, Legal Education, Tax, Tax Daily, Weekly Top 10 TaxProf Blog Posts | Permalink

Saturday, September 30, 2023

This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Posts

Top Ten 2Legal Education:

  1. Ed Whelan (National Review), Conservative Speaker Reports On 'My Surprisingly Pleasant Experience At Yale Law School' 
  2. Press Release, Eugene Volokh, Who Graduated From UCLA At Age 15, Is Retiring From UCLA At Age 56 To Join The Hoover Institution
  3. Reuters, Law Professor 'Cold Calls' Spur Heated Debate 
  4. U.S. News, 2024 College Rankings Released With Biggest Methodology Changes In History, Including First-Ever Measure Of Faculty Research
  5. New York Times, Julia Allison, Pioneering Influencer, Finds Love With Harvard Law Prof Noah Feldman 765
  6. Press Release, Southwestern Law School Launches First-Of-Its-Kind Online J.D. Program: 'It's Not ZoomU'
  7. Reuters, California Could Be Next State To Provide Lawyer Licensing Alternative To Bar Exam
  8. ABA Journal, In 5-2 Vote, Michigan Becomes First State To Require Judges To Use Pronoun Preferences Of Lawyers And Parties
  9. Wall Street Journal, The New Frontier In Campus Wellness: Concierge Services For Students
  10. The Recorder, California Raises Cost Of Bar Exam, Fees For Out-Of-State Lawyers By Up To 900%

Tax:

  1. Rebecca Kysar (Fordham), Presentation Of The Global Tax Deal And The New International Economic Order Today At NYU
  2. Neil Buchanan (Florida), Call For Tax Papers And Panels: Law & Society Annual Meeting
  3. Pittsburgh Tax Review, Vol. 20, No. 2 (2023)
  4. The Tax Lawyer, Vol. 76, No. 4 (Summer 2023)
  5. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: Supervisory Approval Of Automated Penalties
  6. Wall Street Journal, Taylor Swift And Lionel Messi Fans Face Tax Scrutiny From Democrats’ American Rescue Plan
  7. 2022 W&L Tax Journal Rankings, Tax Law Review Is #1, Virginia Tax Review Is #2
  8. 2003-2022 W&L Tax Journal Rankings, Tax Law Review Is #1, Virginia Tax Review Is #2
  9. Tracey Roberts (Cumberland), Review Of Tax and the Boundaries of the Firm, By Jordan Barry (USC) & Victor Fleischer (UC-Irvine)
  10. SSRN, The Top Five New Tax Papers

Faith

  1. Washington Post Op-Ed (Paul Woodruff (University of Texas)), Final Thoughts As My Death Is Close At Hand
  2. New York Times Op-Ed (Jennifer Miller), What Happens When The Boss Invites You To Bible Study?
  3. Christianity Today, Wheaton College Releases Report On Its History Of Racism
  4. Wall Street Journal Op-Ed (Daniel Akst), ‘Sunday Morning’: Lawyer Wallace Stevens’s Divine Stanzas
  5. preLaw, The Most Devout Law Schools

September 30, 2023 in About This Blog, Legal Education, Tax, Tax Daily, Weekly Top 10 TaxProf Blog Posts | Permalink

Saturday, September 23, 2023

This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Posts

Top Ten 2Legal Education:

  1. Press Release, Eugene Volokh, Who Graduated From UCLA At Age 15, Is Retiring From UCLA At Age 56 To Join The Hoover Institution
  2. Reuters, Idaho Law School And Two Former Deans Settle Discrimination Case With Former Tenured Professor For $750,000
  3. U.S. News, 2024 College Rankings Released With Biggest Methodology Changes In History, Including First-Ever Measure Of Faculty Research
  4. Wall Street Journal, Board Of Governors Eliminates 143 Faculty Positions At West Virginia University And Law School
  5. Ed Whelan (National Review), Conservative Speaker Reports On 'My Surprisingly Pleasant Experience At Yale Law School'
  6. Robert Kuehn (Washington University), David Santacroce (Michigan), Margaret Reuter (UMKC), June Tai (Iowa) & G.S. Hans (Cornell), 2022-23 Survey of Applied Legal Education
  7. Law.com, After Sexual Misconduct Allegations Against Former Tenured Law Professor, George Mason Bans Intimate Relationships Between Faculty And Students
  8. Press Release, William & Mary Dean Ben Spencer Named Of Counsel At McGuireWoods, Major In Army Reserve JAG Corps
  9. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), July 2023 Florida Bar Exam Results: Florida International Is #1 For 9th Year In A Row
  10. New York Times, JoAnne Epps, Temple's Acting President And Former Provost And Law School Dean, Dies After Collapsing On Stage

Tax:

  1. Daniel Hemel (NYU), The Low And High Stakes Of Moore v. United States
  2. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: When 'My CPA Did It' Is No Defense To Penalties
  3. Thomas Lee (BYU), Lawrence Solum (Virginia Scholar), James Cleith Phillips (Chapman) & Jesse Egbert (Northern Arizona), Moore, Corpus Linguistics, And The Original Public Meaning Of The Sixteenth Amendment
  4. University of Miami Law School News, Death Of Elliot Manning
  5. Bloomberg, Hedge Fund Billionaire Ken Griffin Subpoenas ProPublica Over Unlawful Disclosure Of His Tax Returns
  6. Steven Dean (Boston University), Presentation Of Global Jim Crow: Taxation And Racial Capitalism At Boston University
  7. Roundup, Next Week's Tax Workshops
  8. David Elkins (Netanya), Review Of Valuation: Measuring Wealth Under A Wealth Tax, By Robin Morgan (Harvard)
  9. SSRN, The Top Five New Tax Papers
  10. Roundup, Tax Policy In The Biden Administration

Faith

  1. Paul Woodruff (University of Texas), Final Thoughts As My Death Is Close At Hand
  2. preLaw, The Most Devout Law Schools
  3. John Inazu (Washington University), The Bad News About Politics Without Religion
  4. Wall Street Journal, J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord Of The Rings, And The Bible 
  5. Alan Dershowitz (Harvard), Should Nonreligious Jewish Law Faculty Teach On Rosh Hashanah?

September 23, 2023 in About This Blog, Legal Education, Tax, Tax Daily, Weekly Top 10 TaxProf Blog Posts | Permalink

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 

Tax:

  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

Faith

  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

September 16, 2023 in Legal Education, Scholarship, Tax, Weekly Top 10 TaxProf Blog Posts | Permalink

Saturday, September 9, 2023

This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Posts

Top Ten 2Legal Education:

  1. The Logic, University Of Toronto Law School Returns Undisclosed $450,000 Gift From Amazon 
  2. Michael Dorf (Cornell), Does Diversity Have A Future In Legal Education? 
  3. Michael Hunter Schwartz (Dean, McGeorge), Advancement Metrics 101 For Law School Deans: Fundraising, Alumni Engagement, And Communications 
  4. Nicola Boothe (Dean, Illinois-Chicago), Black And BarRed: The Bar Examination's History Of Exclusivity And ABA Standard 316 
  5. ABA Journal, Generative AI In Law Schools And Colleges 
  6. David Kemp (The Verdict), Abandoning Precedent: The Case For Bringing ChatGPT Into Law Schools 
  7. Vikram Amar (UC-Davis), Is Higher Education (Including Legal Education) Spending Excessive? 
  8. Law 360, U.S. District Court Dismisses Whistleblower's Claim That Rutgers Created Fake Jobs For Graduates To Raise Business School Ranking 
  9. preLaw, The Best Law Schools For Human Rights Law
  10. Jessica De Perio Wittman (Connecticut) & Katie Brown (Charleston), An Empirical Analysis Of Practice-Based Technology Training In Law Schools 

Tax:

  1. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: Cannot Use CDP To Contest Trust Fund Recovery Penalty
  2. Joshua Blank (UC-Irvine) & Ari Glogower (Northwestern), The Tax Information Gap At The Top 
  3. Wall Street Journal Editorial, An American Warning On The Global Tax 
  4. Martha McCluskey (SUNY-Buffalo), Rethinking Economics For Tax Law And Political Economy 
  5. U.S. Tax Prof Presentations, The 2023 Tax Research Network Conference 
  6. Law Schools Seeking to Hire Tax Profs:  Connecticut, Drexel, Tulane
  7. Roundup, Next Week’s Tax Workshops
  8. Blaine Saito (Ohio State), Review Of Internal Revenue’s External Borders, By Shayak Sarkar (UC-Davis)
  9. SSRN, The Top Five New Tax Papers
  10. Roundup, Tax Policy In The Biden Administration

Faith

  1. New York Times Op-Ed (David French), Political Christianity Has Claws
  2. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), Sherif Girgis (Notre Dame) Presents Fragility Not Superiority? Assessing The Fairness Of Special Religious Protections At Pepperdine
  3. Wall Street Journal Op-Ed (Gerard Leval), What The Bible Says About Reparations For Slavery

September 9, 2023 in Legal Education, Tax, Tax Daily, Weekly Top 10 TaxProf Blog Posts | Permalink

Saturday, September 2, 2023

This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Posts

Top Ten 2Legal Education:

  1. Law.com, Former George Mason Law Prof Files $108M Lawsuit Against Former Students Accusing Him Of Sexual Misconduct
  2. Florida Politics, Charlie Adelson's Lawyer Promises ‘Crazy’ Truths In Dan Markel Murder Trial Beginning October 23
  3. Press Release, Conservative Activist Behind Supreme Court Affirmative Action Cases Sues MoFo And Perkins Coie Over Diversity Fellowships
  4. Jeffrey Kinsler (Belmont), Ultimate Bar Passage Rates: Which Law Schools Are Overperforming And Underperforming Expectations
  5. Press Release, U.S. Department Of Education Takes Action Against Five Law Schools For Disbursing $2.9 Million In Federal Financial Aid To Students In Unaccredited LL.M. Programs
  6. Reuters, Law Schools Revamp Admission Essays After Supreme Court Affirmative Action Ruling
  7. Reuters, Stanford Law Dean Jenny Martinez Named Provost After Managing Free-Speech Controversy
  8. Michael Simkovic (USC), Conservative Media Critique Of Deans' Circumvention Of Supreme Court's Affirmative Action Ban May Exacerbate Decline In Law School Applications
  9. ABA Journal, After Rise In Adjunct Faculty Of Color From 9.52% To 9.59%, ABA Finds Baylor Back In Compliance With Accreditation Diversity Standard
  10. ABA, Notice And Comment: Proposed Law School Accreditation Standards On Academic Freedom And Freedom Of Expression, Learning Outcomes And Assessment, And Library and Information Resources

Tax:

  1. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: The DOI Downside To Disregarded LLC
  2. Pittsburgh Tax Review, New Issue
  3. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: Tax Protesting—A Hobby That Eats
  4. Daniel Hemel (NYU), Phaseouts
  5. Law Schools Seeking to Hire Tax Profs:  Florida, Houston, William & Mary
  6. Adam Thimmesch (Nebraska), Taxing The Value Of Being Together
  7. Richard Winchester (Seton Hall), A Simple Tax Case Complicated by Race
  8. Michelle Layser (Sen Diego), Review Of Eisner v. Macomber And The Future of Structural Tax Reform, by Alex Zhang (Emory)
  9. SSRN, The Top Five New Tax Papers
  10. Roundup, Tax Policy In The Biden Administration

Faith

  1. New York Times Op-Ed (Ross Douthat), Does God Control History?
  2. Memorial Service, Tim Keller
  3. Wall Street Journal Op-Ed (Gerard Leval), What The Bible Says About Reparations For Slavery

September 2, 2023 in About This Blog, Legal Education, Tax, Tax Daily, Weekly Top 10 TaxProf Blog Posts | Permalink

Saturday, August 26, 2023

This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Posts

Top Ten 2Legal Education:

  1. ABA, Actions Taken By Council Of Section Of Legal Education In Friday's Meeting
  2. ABA, Law Students Can Now Earn Up To 50% Of Credits Remotely For JD
  3. ABA, Law Schools Can Apply For A Variance To Admit Students Without Taking The LSAT
  4. Honolulu Civil Beat, Professor Sues Hawaii Law School After Campus Ban For Creating Hostile Work Environment Following Boycott Of Black History Month Event With No Black Speakers
  5. Jessica Findley (Arizona) & Adriana Cimetta (Arizona) et al., JD-Next: A Valid and Reliable Tool to Predict Diverse Students’ Success in Law School
  6. Reuters, New Wilmington Law School Has High Hopes Despite Inaugural 1L Class Of 20 Students, 70% Below Enrollment Target
  7. Jon Choi (USC) & Daniel Schwarcz (Minnesota), AI Assistance In Legal Analysis: An Empirical Study
  8. Bloomberg Law, 2d Circuit: Despite Artist’s Objection, Law School Can Cover Murals Celebrating State’s Role In Underground Railroad And Abolitionist Movement In Response To Student Complaints Of ‘White Savior Complex’
  9. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), The Fall 2023 Admissions Season: Applicants Are Down 1.9%, As Law Schools May Reduce Enrollment Due To Dramatic Changes In U.S. News Rankings Methodology
  10. Bryce Clayton Newell (Oregon), 2023 Meta-Ranking Of Flagship U.S. Law Reviews

Tax:

  1. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: Tax Protesting—A Hobby That Eats
  2. Bloomberg Law, IRS Backdating Of Documents Highlights Festering Cultural Rot: ‘If The IRS Doesn't Play By The Rules, They're The Mob’
  3. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: Tax Consequence For Discharge Of Non-Recourse Debt
  4. Google Scholar, Updated 2023 Tax Prof Rankings By H-Index All
  5. Google Scholar, Updated 2023 Tax Prof Rankings By H-Index Since 2018
  6. Law Schools Seeking to Hire Tax Profs: Georgia, Indiana-Maurer, Minnesota
  7. Columbia Journal Of Tax Law, New Issue
  8. Tracey Roberts (Cumberland), Review Of Taxing Taxonomies, by Amanda Parsons (Colorado)
  9. SSRN, The Top Five New Tax Papers
  10. Roundup, Tax Policy In The Biden Administration

Faith

  1. New York Times Op-Ed (Ross Douthat), Does God Control History?
  2. Memorial Service, Tim Keller
  3. New York Times Op-Ed (Tish Harrison Warren), My Final New York Times Faith Column: Hope For American Discourse

August 26, 2023 in About This Blog, Legal Education, Tax, Tax Daily, Weekly Top 10 TaxProf Blog Posts | Permalink

Saturday, August 19, 2023

This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Posts

Top Ten 2Legal Education:

  1. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), The Fall 2023 Admissions Season: Applicants Are Down 1.9%, As Law Schools May Reduce Enrollment Due To Dramatic Changes In U.S. News Rankings Methodology
  2. Law.com, A Deep Dive Into The Attempt To Fire Tenured Law Professor
  3. Symposium, Freedom Of Expression At American Law Schools
  4. Chronicle of Higher Education, West Virginia Law School Faces Major Cuts As Part Of University's 'Unprecedented' Budget Retrenchment
  5. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), Judge Barbie And Dean Ken
  6. Reuters, ABA Weighs New Free Speech Rule For Law Schools
  7. Diana Simon (Arizona), Chat GPT Makes A Better Therapist Than A Lawyer
  8. Abdi Aidid (Toronto) & Benjamin Alarie (Toronto), The Legal Singularity: How Artificial Intelligence Can Make Law Radically Better
  9. Bryce Clayton Newell (Oregon), 2023 Meta-Ranking Of Flagship U.S. Law Reviews
  10. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), Welcome, Pepperdine Caruso Law School Class Of 2026

Tax:

  1. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: Tax Consequence For Discharge Of Non-Recourse Debt
  2. Jon Endean (NYU), The Vital Role Tax Incongruities Play In Shaping The Tax Law
  3. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: Gotta Get Physical For Casualty Loss Deduction
  4. Vijay Raghavan (Brooklyn), The Case Against The Debt Tax
  5. Wall Street Journal Op-Ed (Phil Gramm & Jodey Arrington), Biden’s IRS Chases Chump Change
  6. Brian Galle (Georgetown), David Gamage (Indiana) & Darien Shanske (UC-Davis), Solving the Valuation Challenge: The ULTRA Method for Taxing Extreme Wealth
  7. Andrew Appleby (Stetson), No Migration Without Taxation: State Exit Taxes
  8. Tracey Roberts (Cumberland), Review Of Taxing Taxonomies, by Amanda Parsons (Colorado)
  9. SSRN, The Top Five New Tax Papers
  10. Roundup, Tax Policy In The Biden Administration

Faith

  1. Forbes, Federal Judge Orders Southwest Airlines Attorneys To Take Conservative Christian Group’s Religious Training
  2. New York Times Op-Ed (Tish Harrison Warren), My Final New York Times Faith Column: Hope For American Discourse

August 19, 2023 in Legal Education, Tax, Tax Daily, Weekly Top 10 TaxProf Blog Posts | Permalink

Saturday, August 12, 2023

This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Posts

Top Ten 2Legal Education:

  1. Paul Caron (Dean. Pepperdine), Resources For Authors Submitting Law Review Articles In The Fall 2023 Cycle
  2. John McGinnis (Northwestern), How Students for Fair Admissions Will Improve Legal Ed
  3. preLaw, The Best Law Schools For Practical Training
  4. ABA Journal, Incoming Class Of 2026 Relied Less On The U.S. News Rankings In Choosing A Law School
  5. Bloomberg Law, The Future of Legal Is Female—But It Comes With A Cost
  6. Law.com, Columbia Law Is Taking Heat, But Law Schools Accepting Video Submissions Isn't New
  7. Bradley Areheart (Tennessee), The Top 100 Law Schools, Based On 5-, 10-, And 15-Year Rolling Average U.S. News Rankings
  8. ABA, Law Firms Should Look Beyond Grades, Class Rank To Boost Associate Diversity
  9. Jacksonville Daily Record, New Jacksonville Law School Doubles 1L Enrollment In Its Second Year (From 14 To 27)
  10. Bryce Clayton Newell (Oregon), 2023 Meta-Ranking Of Flagship U.S. Law Reviews

Tax:

  1. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: Gotta Get Physical For Casualty Loss Deduction
  2. Mindy Herzfeld (Florida), How to Define a Tax?
  3. Amanda Parsons (Colorado), Taxing Taxonomies
  4. Natasha Sarin (Yale) & Kimberly Clausing (UCLA), Debunking Five Republican Arguments Against The Global Minimum Tax
  5. Benjamin Alarie (Toronto & Blue J Legal) & Rory McCreight (Blue J Legal), The Ethics of Generative AI in Tax Practice
  6. Emily Cauble (Wisconsin), Taxing Composite Transactions
  7. SSRN, Tax Professor Rankings
  8. Young Ran (Christine) Kim (Cardozo), Review Of The Supreme Court’s Misinterpretation Of The FBAR Statute, by George Yin (Virginia)
  9. SSRN, The Top Five New Tax Papers
  10. Roundup, Tax Policy In The Biden Administration

Faith

  1. Lisa Martin (Columbia), The Awakened Brain: Faith Makes You Happier And Healthier
  2. New York Times Op-Ed ( Tish Harrison Warren), Losing Our Religion: An Altar Call For Evangelical America

August 12, 2023 in About This Blog, Legal Education, Tax, Weekly Top 10 TaxProf Blog Posts | Permalink

Saturday, August 5, 2023

This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Posts

Top Ten 2Legal Education:

  1. Bryce Clayton Newell (Oregon), 2023 Meta-Ranking Of Flagship U.S. Law Reviews
  2. Law.com, Law School Seeks To Terminate Tenured Professor Accused of Bullying
  3. Aaron Sibarium (Washington Free Beacon), Columbia Ends Video Required Of Law School Applicants After Critics Called It An End-Run Around Affirmative Action Ban
  4. ABA Journal, Golden Gate Law Students With Free Tuition Stay At School Despite Possible Bankruptcy And Closure
  5. New York Times Op-Ed (Oliver Burkeman), The Key To Time Management And Thriving In Work And In Life: Do One Thing At A Time
  6. New York Times, Here’s What Happens When A Lawyer Uses ChatGPT
  7. Gregory Crespi (SMU), How To Grade Law Students In 'Paper Classes' In The Age Of AI
  8. Michael Conklin (Angelo State University), Boycotts, Race, And Rankings: Howard Law School's Peculiar Position
  9. Wall Street Journal, American Worker Productivity Falls To 75-Year Low; Recent Graduates Lack Basic Skills Due To Online Learning During Covid
  10. Law.com, Unlike Michigan, Arizona State Allows Use Of ChatGPT On Law School Applications

Tax:

  1. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: An Object Lesson On Adequate Business Records
  2. Peter Faber (McDermott Will & Emery, New York), A Retired Tax Lawyer’s Guide To Nonprofit Board Service
  3. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: Deducting Graduate School Costs
  4. Daniel Hemel (NYU), The Low And High Stakes Of Moore
  5. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech),  Lesson From The Tax Court: Size Does Not Matter
  6. New York Times Op-Ed (Peter Coy), The Economic Case For Taxing Star Athletes At A 94% Rate
  7. Law Faculty Posting, Charleston Seeks To Hire An Entry Level Or Lateral Tax Prof
  8. Mirit Eyal-Cohen (Alabama), Review Of Normal Tax Rate, By Doron Nissim (Columbia)
  9. SSRN, The Top Five New Tax Papers
  10. Roundup, Tax Policy In The Biden Administration

Faith

  1. New York Times Op-Ed (Jessica Grose), The Church Of CrossFit

August 5, 2023 in About This Blog, Legal Education, Tax, Tax Daily, Weekly Top 10 TaxProf Blog Posts | Permalink

Saturday, July 29, 2023

This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Posts

Top Ten 2Legal Education:

  1. Law360, Seton Hall President Resigns After Law School Theft Scandal
  2. Law.com, 'Trusted Employees' Misappropriated $1 Million From Seton Hall Law School
  3. Josh Blackman (South Texas), 'NextGen Bar Exam Is Complete Abandonment Of Competence As Standard' For New Lawyers
  4. Law.com, Law School Dean Turnover Nears 33% In 2023
  5. Bryce Clayton Newell (Oregon), 2023 Meta-Ranking Of Flagship U.S. Law Reviews
  6. Bradley A. Areheart (Tennessee), The Top 100 Law Schools, Based On 5-, 10-, And 15-Year Rolling Average U.S. News Rankings
  7. Chronicle of Higher Education Op-Ed (Michael Kraus), How I Survived My Tenure Denial At Yale
  8. Sam Barder & Jennifer Robbennolt (Illinois), Optimistic Overconfidence: A Study Of Law Student Academic Predictions
  9. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), Law School Rankings By 2023 Admissions
  10. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), Bar Exam Lunches

Tax:

  1. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: Size Does Not Matter
  2. IRS, Office Of Chief Counsel Seeks To Hire 2L, 3L, And Tax LL.M. Students, And Graduates With 1+ Year(s) Experience
  3. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: Deducting Graduate School Costs
  4. Law360, The Top Five Tax Lawyers Under 40
  5. U.S. Treasury Department, Office Of Tax Legislative Counsel Seeks To Hire Attorneys
  6. John Brooks (Fordham) & David Gamage (Indiana), Moore v. United States And The Original Meaning Of Income
  7. Leigh Osofsky (North Carolina) & Kathleen DeLaney Thomas (North Carolina), Implicit Legislative Bias: The Case of the Mortgage Interest Deduction
  8. David Elkins (Netanya), Review Of The Use and Abuse of Location-Specific Rent, By Mitchell Kane (NYU) & Adam Kern (NYU)
  9. SSRN, The Top Five New Tax Papers
  10. Roundup, Tax Policy In The Biden Administration

Faith

  1. Tim Keller (Founding Pastor, Redeemer Presbyterian Church, New York City), Growing My Faith In The Face Of Death
  2. New York Times (Tish Harrison Warren), ‘Why Does God Keep Making Poets?'

July 29, 2023 in About This Blog, Legal Education, Tax, Tax Daily, Weekly Top 10 TaxProf Blog Posts | Permalink

Saturday, July 22, 2023

This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Posts

Top Ten 2Legal Education:

  1. Law.com, Golden Gate Law School Sends Discontinuation Notices To Tenured Faculty, Paving Way For Possible Termination In FY25
  2. Aaron Sibarium (Washington Free Beacon), Stanford Diversity Dean Departs Law School Four Months After Protest Of Conservative Federal Judge
  3. WCTV, Loved Ones Remember Dan Markel Nine Years After His Murder
  4. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), Law School Rankings By Class Of 2020 Ultimate Bar Passage Rate
  5. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), Law School Rankings By Class Of 2022 First-Time Bar Passage Rate
  6. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), Law School Rankings By 2023 Admissions
  7. Arizona State Press, Donor Cancels $400,000 Annual Gift Due To Arizona State's Response To Speaker Series Event With Four Conservatives
  8. Arizona State University, Response To Controversy Over Event With Conservative Speakers
  9. Law.com, Law School Recruiting Without Affirmative Action
  10. Wall Street Journal, Who Is Your Faculty's Bruce Brown?

Tax:

  1. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Creating Your Best Administrative Record
  2. Leigh Osofsky (North Carolina) & Kathleen DeLaney Thomas (North Carolina), Implicit Legislative Bias: The Case of the Mortgage Interest Deduction
  3. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: Deducting Graduate School Costs
  4. Wall Street Journal Book Review, The Myth of American Inequality
  5. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: Freedom, Taxes, And Hobbies
  6. Michelle Layser (San Diego), Review Of Moore v. United States And The Original Meaning Of Income, By John Brooks (Fordham) & David Gamage (Indiana)
  7. University of Virginia, Ruth Mason Awarded Max Planck Fellowship
  8. Sloan Speck (Colorado), Review Of Tax Intelligence, By Kathleen Claussen (Georgetown)
  9. SSRN, The Top Five New Tax Papers
  10. Roundup, Tax Policy In The Biden Administration

Faith

  1. New York Times 5-Part Series, Americans Are Moving Away From Organized Religion
  2. Tim Keller (Founding Pastor, Redeemer Presbyterian Church, New York City), Growing My Faith In The Face Of Death

July 22, 2023 in About This Blog, Legal Education, Tax, Tax Daily, Weekly Top 10 TaxProf Blog Posts | Permalink

Saturday, July 15, 2023

This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Posts

Top Ten 2Legal Education:

  1. Arizona State Press, Donor Cancels $400,000 Annual Gift Due To Arizona State's Response To Speaker Series Event With Four Conservatives
  2. New York Post, SUNY Buffalo Law School Faces Discrimination Complaint Over Summer Pipeline Program That Gives Preference To Students Of Color And First Gen Students
  3. Chronicle of Higher Education Op-Ed (David Bell (Princeton)), Where Does Your Department (Or Law School) Stand On Abortion? Antiracism? Immigration?
  4. Josh Blackman (South Texas), NCBE Dumbs Down Bar Exam By Testing Only The I In IRAC; If States Adopt NextGen, They Should Raise The Cut Score
  5. CJ Ryan (Louisville) & Derek Muller (Notre Dame), The Secret Sauce: Examining Law Schools that Overperform on the Bar Exam
  6. Bryce Clayton Newell (Oregon), 2022 Meta-Ranking Of Flagship U.S. Law Reviews
  7. Geoffrey Rapp (Toledo), U.S. News Law School Rankings Fraud
  8. Chronicle of Higher Education Op-Ed (Keith Whittington (Princeton)), 4th Circuit: Universities Can Punish Faculty For ‘Lack Of Collegiality’
  9. Derek Muller (Notre Dame), Law Schools Should Rethink Admissions In Light Of The U.S. News Rankings Methodology Changes
  10. Pepperdine Caruso Law School, Pepperdine Law Review Submission Window: August 1-31

Tax:

  1. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: Deducting Graduate School Costs
  2. Michelle Layser (San Diego), Review Of Moore v. United States And The Original Meaning Of Income, By John Brooks (Fordham) & David Gamage (Indiana)
  3. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: Freedom, Taxes, And Hobbies
  4. Leigh Osofsky (North Carolina) & Kathleen DeLaney Thomas (North Carolina), Implicit Legislative Bias: The Case of the Mortgage Interest Deduction
  5. Benjamin Alarie (Toronto) et al., The Rise of Generative AI for Tax Research
  6. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: The Structure Of Substantiation Requirements
  7. Ahmed Taha (Pepperdine), Reducing the Costs of Zakāt
  8. Blaine Saito (Northeastern), Review Of Democratic Perspective On Tax Law, By Clint Wallace (South Carolina) 
  9. SSRN, The Top Five New Tax Papers
  10. Roundup, Tax Policy In The Biden Administration

Faith

  1. The Week, Pope Francis Releases AI Ethics Handbook

July 15, 2023 in About This Blog, Legal Education, Tax, Weekly Top 10 TaxProf Blog Posts | Permalink

Saturday, July 8, 2023

This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Posts

Top Ten 2Legal Education:

  1. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), Legal Education's Reaction To The Supreme Court's Affirmative Action Decisions
  2. Reuters, Stephen Miller Sends Letter To 200 Law School Deans: I'll Sue If You Consider Race In Student Admissions, Faculty Hiring, Or Law Review Membership
  3. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), More Legal Education Reaction To The Supreme Court's Affirmative Action Decisions
  4. CJ Ryan (Louisville) & Derek Muller (Notre Dame), The Secret Sauce: Examining Law Schools that Overperform on the Bar Exam
  5. Derek Muller (Notre Dame), Law Schools Should Rethink Admissions In Light Of The U.S. News Rankings Methodology Changes
  6. Bryce Clayton Newell (Oregon), 2022 Meta-Ranking Of Flagship U.S. Law Reviews
  7. Roman Yankovskiy (National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow), Can ChatGPT Write A Law Review Article?
  8. John Nay (Stanford, NYU), Sarah Lawsky (Northwestern), Jonathan Choi (Minnesota) et al., Large Language Models As Tax Attorneys: A Case Study In Legal Capabilities Emergence
  9. Fordham Colloquium, In Memory of Deborah Rhode
  10. Tal Fortgang (J.D. 2023, NYU; City Journal), After Affirmative Action Ruling, Law Schools Belatedly (And Unconvincingly) Assert Importance Of Viewpoint Diversity

Tax:

  1. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: Freedom, Taxes, And Hobbies
  2. Washington Post, How Sellers Of L.A. Mansions Are Dodging A Tax To Help The Homeless
  3. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: The Structure Of Substantiation Requirements
  4. Oxford Centre For Business Taxation, 17th Annual Academic Symposium
  5. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: How To Calculate Insolvency For The §108 Exclusion
  6. Sarah Lawsky (Northwestern), FREE, Customizable Code And Regs Selected Sections For Any Tax Class
  7. John Brooks (Fordham) & David Gamage (Indiana), Moore v. United States And The Original Meaning Of Income
  8. Michelle Layser (San Diego), Review Of Moore v. United States And The Original Meaning Of Income, By John Brooks (Fordham) & David Gamage (Indiana)
  9. SSRN, The Top Five New Tax Papers
  10. Roundup, Tax Policy In The Biden Administration

Faith

  1. Wall Street Journal Op-Ed (D.G. Hart (Hillsdale College)), Christians Err If They Give Up On America, Especially On The 4th Of July
  2. Christianity Today, The Bible Does Everything Critical Theory Does, But Better

July 8, 2023 in About This Blog, Legal Education, Tax, Tax Daily, Weekly Top 10 TaxProf Blog Posts | Permalink

Saturday, July 1, 2023

This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Posts

Top Ten 2Legal Education:

  1. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), Legal Education's Reaction To The Supreme Court's Affirmative Action Decisions
  2. Wall Street Journal Op-Ed, I Paid For Free Speech At Arizona State With My Job
  3. Rory Bahadur (Washburn), Law School Rankings and The Impossibility of Anti-Racism
  4. Chronicle of Higher Education, Senior Tenured Law Prof Sues University Of Colorado Alleging Pay Discrimination And Retaliation
  5. Derek Muller (Iowa), Academic Attrition And The U.S. News Law School Rankings
  6. John Nay (Stanford, NYU), Sarah Lawsky (Northwestern), Jonathan Choi (Minnesota) et al., Large Language Models As Tax Attorneys: A Case Study In Legal Capabilities Emergence
  7. KCBS, 122-Year Old Golden Gate Law School Will Keep Its Doors Open A Little Longer Despite Continued Financial Woes
  8. Aliza Shatzman (Legal Accountability Project), The Clerkships Whisper Network: What It Is, Why It's Broken, And How To Fix It
  9. New York Times, ChatGPT Lawyers Are Ordered To Pay $5,000 Fine, Consider Seeking Forgiveness
  10. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), Michael McConnell (Stanford) & Marcus Cole (Dean, Notre Dame) Receive Religious Liberty Awards

Tax:

  1. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: How To Calculate Insolvency For The §108 Exclusion
  2. John Brooks (Fordham) & David Gamage (Indiana-Maurer), Moore v. United States and the Original Meaning of Income
  3. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: The Administrative Record Rule In Whistleblower Cases
  4. Vault, 2024 Law Firm Tax Rankings: Skadden Is #1 For 14th Year In A Row
  5. Virginia Tax Review, Vol. 42, No. 1 (Summer 2022)
  6. SSRN, Tax Professor Rankings
  7. Michael Conklin (Angelo State) & Jordan Daniel (Angelo State), Taxes And Athletic Performance: Why NBA Players Perform Better In Low-Tax States
  8. SSRN, The Top Five New Tax Papers
  9. Tracey Roberts (Cumberland), Review Of Gift Tax Consequences of Luxury Hospitality, By Bridget Crawford (Pace), Victoria Haneman (Creighton) & Jonathan Blattmachr (Milbank)
  10. Roundup, Tax Policy In The Biden Administration

Faith

  1. New York Times Op-Ed (Tish Harrison Warren), You Can’t Protect Some Life and Not Others

July 1, 2023 in About This Blog, Legal Education, Tax, Weekly Top 10 TaxProf Blog Posts | Permalink

Saturday, June 24, 2023

This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Posts

Top Ten 2Legal Education:

  1. John McGinnis (Northwestern), Law, Betrayed: Identity’s Triumph Over Argument In Legal Education Undermines Democracy
  2. Matthew Sag (Emory), Forward Looking Academic Impact Rankings For All U.S. Law Schools
  3. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), Preview Of The 2024 U.S. News Law School Rankings: Admissions
  4. San Francisco Standard, Golden Gate University Law School Faces Bankruptcy, Closure
  5. Houston Chronicle, University Settles Ousted Law School Dean's Gender Bias Lawsuit By Awarding Tenure She Was Promised When Hired
  6. Wall Street Journal Op-Ed (Benjamin Ogilvie, J.D. 2025, Chicago): University Of Chicago Lives Up To Its Free Speech Principles In Rebuffing Law Student Outrage Over 1L's Support Of Bud Light And Target Boycotts
  7. Reuters, If Affirmative Action Is Struck Down, Berkeley And Michigan May Point The Way For Other Law Schools
  8. New York Times Op-Ed: (Molly Worthen (North Carolina)), Why Universities (And Law School) Should Be More Like Monasteries
  9. Bryce Clayton Newell (Oregon), 2022 Meta-Ranking Of Flagship U.S. Law Reviews
  10. U.S. News, 2024 Omnibus Law School Specialty Rankings

Tax:

  1. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: The Administrative Record Rule In Whistleblower Cases
  2. Lawrence Zelenak (Duke), The Two 'Two Americas' Of Trump And Romney
  3. Announcement, Dhammika Dharmapala To Leave Chicago For Berkeley
  4. The Tax Lawyer, Vol. 76, No. 3 (Spring 2023)
  5. John Bush (Judge, Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit) & A.J. Jeffries, The Horseless Carriage Of Constitutional Interpretation: Corpus Linguistics And The Meaning Of "Direct Taxes" In Hylton v. United States
  6. Adam Rosenzweig (Washington University), Is There Implicit Bias In International Tax Law?
  7. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Temporary vs. Indefinite Commutes
  8. SSRN, The Top Five New Tax Papers
  9. Young Ran (Christine) Kim (Cardozo), Review Of Crypto Losses, By Xuan-Thao Nguyen (Washington) & Jeffrey A. Maine (Maine)
  10. Roundup, Tax Policy In The Biden Administration

Faith

  1. New York Times Op-Ed (Rachel Swarns), My Church Was Part of the Slave Trade. This Has Not Shaken My Faith

June 24, 2023 in About This Blog, Legal Education, Tax, Tax Daily, Weekly Top 10 TaxProf Blog Posts | Permalink

Saturday, June 17, 2023

This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Posts

Top Ten 2Legal Education:

  1. U.S. News, 2024 Omnibus Law School Specialty Rankings
  2. U.S. News, 2024 Omnibus Law School Specialty Rankings v. Overall Rankings
  3. ABA Journal, CUNY Law School Is Latest Front In Culture War
  4. New York Times, The ChatGPT Lawyer Explains Himself In Court
  5. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), Preview Of The 2024 U.S. News Law School Rankings: Admissions
  6. William Wesley Patton (USC Law & UCLA Medicine), Admitting Law Grads By Bar Exam Versus By A Diploma Privilege: A Comparison Of Consumer Protection
  7. Lawyers of Color, 2023 Black Guide To Law Schools Heralds 'The End Of The Rankings Era'
  8. Doris Del Tosto Brogan (Villanova), Teaching Leadership In Law Schools
  9. Edward Cantu (Missouri-Kansas City) & Lee Jussim (Rutgers), Microaggressions, Questionable Science, And Free Speech
  10. Adam Lamparello (Georgia College & State University), The Flaws of Implicit Bias — And The Need For Empirical Research In Legal Scholarship And Legal Education

Tax:

  1. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: The Structure Of Substantiation Requirements
  2. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: The IRS's Substantial Justification Defense To §7430 Fee Awards
  3. Florida Tax Review, Vol. 25, No. 2 (Spring 2022)
  4. IRS Chief Counsel, Contributions To Nonprofit 'Name, Image And Likeness' Collectives Are Not Deductible Charitable Gifts
  5. Sarah Lawsky (Northwestern), Website: Practice Problems And Quizzes For Federal Income Tax
  6. Lee Fang, Obama’s Personal Investment Deals Mirror Tax Strategies He Once Criticized
  7. Columbia, 2023 Tax Policy Workshop
  8. SSRN, The Top Five New Tax Papers
  9. Mirit Eyal-Cohen (Alabama), Review Of Taxing Zero, By Hillel Nadler (Wayne State)
  10. Roundup, Tax Policy In The Biden Administration

Faith

  1. Tim Keller, Growing My Faith In The Face Of Death
  2. New York Times Op-Ed, Why America Desperately Needed Ted Lasso
  3. David Brooks & Michael Gerson, Depression And Faith
  4. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), One Week Later . . .

June 17, 2023 in About This Blog, Legal Education, Tax, Tax Daily, Weekly Top 10 TaxProf Blog Posts | Permalink

Saturday, June 10, 2023

This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Posts

Top Ten 2Legal Education:

  1. U.S. News, 2024 Omnibus Law School Specialty Rankings
  2. U.S. News, 2024 Omnibus Law School Specialty Rankings v. Overall Rankings
  3. ABA Council, Law School Is In 'Significant Noncompliance' With Admissions Accreditation Standard: 137 LSAT|3.26 UGPA Medians, 73% 2-Year Ultimate Bar Passage Rate
  4. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), Josie Shands Caron (2007-2023)
  5. New York Times, Here’s What Happens When A Lawyer Uses ChatGPT
  6. Derek Muller (Iowa; Google Scholar), The 7% Weighting Of Ultimate 2-Year Bar Passage Rates In The U.S. News Law School Rankings
  7. New York Times, Columbia University Drops Out Of U.S. News Rankings After Fall From #2 To #18 Last Year
  8. Reuters, A 'Return To Normalcy' For Law School Admissions
  9. Washington Post Op-Ed, Tom Hanks' Harvard Commencement Address: A Rare Moment Of Grace
  10. New York Times, CUNY Law Graduate's Commencement Speech Denouncing Israel And NYPD Is Condemned By Administration; Faculty Demands Apology From Administration

Tax:

  1. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: Temporary vs. Indefinite Commutes
  2. U.S. News, 2024 Tax Rankings
  3. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: Substantiating Gambling Losses On Per-Casino Basis
  4. Beckett Cantley (Northeastern) & Geoffrey Dietrich, Pop & Perjury: The IRS Valuation War With The Estate Of Michael Jackson
  5. Law, Society, And Taxation Panels: Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  6. Hillel Nadler (Wayne State), Taxing Zero
  7. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), Jonathan Choi Leaves Minnesota For USC
  8. SSRN, The Top Five New Tax Papers
  9. David Elkins (Netanya), Review Of Ancillary Benefits And Income Versus Consumption Taxation in Liam Murphy’s And Thomas Nagel’s 'The Myth of Ownership,' by Daniel Shaviro (NYU)
  10. Roundup, Tax Policy In The Biden Administration

Faith

  1. Tim Keller, Growing My Faith In The Face Of Death
  2. Tish Harrison Warren, Tim Keller Showed Me What A Christian Leader Should Be
  3. Ross Douthat, Pro-Trump Christians, Never-Trump Christians, And Tim Keller
  4. Roundup, The Life, Death, And Legacy Of Tim Keller
  5. Roundup, More On The Life, Death, And Legacy Of Tim Keller

June 10, 2023 in About This Blog, Legal Education, Tax, Tax Daily, Weekly Top 10 TaxProf Blog Posts | Permalink

Saturday, June 3, 2023

This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Posts

Top Ten 2Legal Education:

  1. New York Times, Here’s What Happens When A Lawyer Uses ChatGPT
  2. U.S. News, 2024 Omnibus Law School Specialty Rankings
  3. U.S. News, 2024 Omnibus Law School Specialty Rankings v. Overall Rankings
  4. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), Preview Of The 2024 U.S. News Law School Rankings: Admissions
  5. Law.com, Duquesne, FIU, Kansas, Oklahoma, And Texas A&M Are Among The Biggest U.S. News Law School Rankings Winners
  6. ABA Journal, Some Law Schools Already Are Using ChatGPT To Teach Legal Research And Writing
  7. Inside Higher Education, 17 Universities And Law Schools Have Full Satellite Campuses In Washington, D.C.
  8. John Bliss (Denver) & David Sandomierski (Western), Learning Without Grade Anxiety: Lessons From The Pass/Fail Experiment In North American J.D. Programs
  9. Law.com, Tenured Law Professor Pulled From His Classroom Faces Termination. He Wants To Know Why?
  10. U.S. News 2024 Law School Specialty Rankings:

Tax:

  1. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: Substantiating Gambling Losses On Per-Casino Basis
  2. Daniel Shaviro (NYU), Two New Tax Papers on SSRN
  3. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: On Time Is Late
  4. Reuven Avi-Yonah (Michigan), Three New International Tax Papers On SSRN
  5. Law, Society, And Taxation, Thursday's Panel
  6. Law, Society, And Taxation, Friday's Panels
  7. Law, Society, And Taxation, Saturday's Panels
  8. SSRN, The Top Five New Tax Papers
  9. David Elkins (Netanya), Review Of Ancillary Benefits And Income Versus Consumption Taxation in Liam Murphy’s And Thomas Nagel’s 'The Myth of Ownership,' by Daniel Shaviro (NYU)
  10. Roundup, Tax Policy In The Biden Administration

Faith

  1. Tim Keller, Growing My Faith In The Face Of Death
  2. Roundup, The Life, Death, And Legacy Of Tim Keller
  3. Roundup, More On The Life, Death, And Legacy Of Tim Keller
  4. New York Times Op-Ed (Ross Douthat), Pro-Trump Christians, Never-Trump Christians, And Tim Keller
  5. New York Times Op-Ed (Tish Harrison Warren), How a Cancer Diagnosis Makes Jesus’ Death and Resurrection Mean More: An Interview With Tim Keller

June 3, 2023 in About This Blog, Legal Education, Tax, Tax Daily, Weekly Top 10 TaxProf Blog Posts | Permalink

Saturday, May 27, 2023

This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Posts

Top Ten 2Legal Education:

  1. Law.com, Tenured Law Professor Pulled From His Classroom Faces Termination. He Wants To Know Why?
  2. Derek Muller (Iowa), How Law Faculty Succeeded In Diminishing Their Importance In The U.S. News Rankings
  3. Markus Funk (Colorado), Andrew Boutros (Chicago) & Eugene Volokh (UCLA), Time For Law Schools To Rethink Unsung Role Of Adjuncts
  4. Stephanie Hunter McMahon (Cincinnati), What Law Schools Must Change To Train Transactional Lawyers
  5. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), Preview Of The 2024 U.S. News Law School Rankings: Admissions
  6. Wall Street Journal Op-Ed (Jay Mitchell, Alabama Supreme Court), The New Bar Exam Puts DEI Over Competence
  7. Donald Tobin (Maryland), A Preliminary Analysis of the New 2024 U.S. News Law School Rankings
  8. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), Projected 2025 U.S. News Law School Rankings: The Biggest Winners And Losers
  9. Prentiss Cox (Minnesota), 1L Curricula in the United States: 2023 Data and Historical Comparison
  10. U.S. News & World Report 2024 Specialty Rankings:

Tax:

  1. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: On Time Is Late
  2. The Legal Watchdog, How The Accounting Profession Wrecked Itself And Made A Legal Career Preferable To A CPA
  3. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: Allocating Between Excludable Child Support and Includable Interest
  4. Reuven Avi-Yonah (Michigan) & Yoseph Edrey (Haifa University), Constitutional Review Of Federal Tax Legislation
  5. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: Exclusion Rules For Disability Payments
  6. U.S. News & World Report, 2024 Tax Rankings
  7. San Diego Conference, Tax Profs Tenured 1-15 Years 
  8. SSRN, The Top Five New Tax Papers
  9. Sloan Speck (Colorado), Review Of A Critical Evaluation Of The Qualified Small Business Stock Exclusion, By Gregg Polsky (Georgia) & Ethan Yale (Virginia)
  10. Roundup, Tax Policy In The Biden Administration

Faith

  1. The Life, Death, And Legacy Of Tim Keller
  2. Tim Keller: Growing My Faith In The Face Of Death

May 27, 2023 in About This Blog, Legal Education, Tax, Tax Daily, Weekly Top 10 TaxProf Blog Posts | Permalink

Saturday, May 20, 2023

This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Posts

Top Ten 2Legal Education:

  1. ABA Journal, ABA Pauses Move To Eliminate LSAT Requirement For Admission To Law School
  2. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), Projected 2025 U.S. News Law School Rankings: The Biggest Winners And Losers
  3. Donald Tobin (Maryland), A Preliminary Analysis of the New 2024 U.S. News Law School Rankings
  4. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), 2024 U.S. News Law School Peer Reputation Rankings (And Overall Rankings)
  5. ABA Journal, ABA Increases Law School Online Course Cap From 33% To 50%
  6. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), More Commentary On The 2024 U.S. News Law School Rankings
  7. Stephen Embry (TechLaw Crossroads), Should ChatGPT Be In Law School?
  8. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), The Law Schools Most Impacted By The Methodology Changes In The 2024 U.S. News Rankings
  9. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), The Impact Of The U.S. News Law School Rankings Boycott On Peer Reputation
  10. U.S. News & World Report Specialty Rankings:

Tax:

  1. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: Allocating Between Excludable Child Support and Includable Interest
  2. Wall Street Journal, IRS Weighs Creating A Government-Run Tax-Prep Option; Americans Don't Want It
  3. U.S. News & World Report, 2024 Tax Rankings
  4. NYU Law News, Over 50+ Years, The NYU Tax VAP Program Has Launched Dozens Of Tax Prof Careers
  5. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: Exclusion Rules For Disability Payments
  6. Jay Soled (Rutgers) & Kathleen DeLaney Thomas (North Carolina), AI, Taxation, and Valuation
  7. Ruth Mason (Virginia), Legal Problems With Digital Taxes In The United States And Europe
  8. SSRN, The Top Five New Tax Papers
  9. Blaine Saito (Northeastern), Review Of Automated Agencies, By Joshua Blank (UC-Irvine) & Leigh Osofsky (North Carolina)
  10. Roundup, Tax Policy In The Biden Administration

Faith

  1. Tim Keller: Growing My Faith In The Face Of Death

May 20, 2023 in Legal Education, Tax, Tax Daily, Weekly Top 10 TaxProf Blog Posts | Permalink

Saturday, May 13, 2023

This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Posts

Top Ten 2Legal Education:

  1. Donald Tobin (Maryland), A Preliminary Analysis of the New 2024 U.S. News Law School Rankings
  2. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), 2024 U.S. News Law School Peer Reputation Rankings (And Overall Rankings)
  3. Wall Street Journal Op-Ed, DEI Brings Kafka to My Law School
  4. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), Methodology Changes In The New 2024 U.S. News Law School Rankings
  5. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), The Law Schools Most Impacted By The Methodology Changes In The 2024 U.S. News Rankings
  6. Eric Segall (Georgia State), Political Polarization, Legal Education, And Ideological Discrimination In Faculty Hiring
  7. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), The Impact Of The U.S. News Law School Rankings Boycott On Peer Reputation
  8. Robert Jones (Northern Illinois), The U.S. News Law School Academic Reputation Scores, 1998-2022
  9. Bo Rutledge (Dean, Georgia), Law Schools Shouldn’t Blame ‘U.S. News’ for Their Own Moral Choices
  10. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), Pepperdine’s Place In The 2024 U.S. News Law School Rankings

Tax:

  1. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: Exclusion Rules For Disability Payments
  2. U.S. News & World Report, 2024 Tax Rankings
  3. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: Better Deals With Appeals
  4. Wall Street Journal Op-Ed, Congress Gave $80 Billion To A Lawless IRS
  5. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: The Unforeseen Circumstances Rule For §121 Home Sale Exclusions
  6. Twitter, Kristin Hickman Leaves Minnesota For Texas
  7. Wall Street Journal, Why So Many Accountants Are Quitting
  8. SSRN, The Top Five New Tax Papers
  9. Michelle Layser (San Diego), Review Of Predictive Analytics And The Tax Code, By Jay Soled (Rutgers) & Kathleen DeLaney Thomas (North Carolina) 
  10. Roundup, Tax Policy In The Biden Administration

Faith

  1. New York Times Op-Ed, Ted Lasso, Holy Fool

May 13, 2023 in About This Blog, Legal Education, Tax, Tax Daily, Weekly Top 10 TaxProf Blog Posts | Permalink

Saturday, May 6, 2023

This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Posts

Top Ten 2Legal Education:

  1. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), An Early Preview Of The 2025 U.S. News Law School Rankings: Employment
  2. Josh Blackman (South Texas; ABA Journal Op-Ed), Law Schools Face An Inflection Point With Diversity, Equity And Inclusion
  3. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), U.S. News Releases Preview Of 2024 Law School Rankings: Top 14 And New Methodology
  4. Derek Muller (Iowa), Law Schools With The Best And Worst Student Debt-To-Income Ratios
  5. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), What Is Causing The 3+ Week Delay In The U.S. News Law School Rankings?
  6. Mike Spivey, Projected 2024 U.S. News Rankings For All 191 Law Schools
  7. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), Preview Of The 2024 U.S. News Law School Rankings: Admissions
  8. New York Times, How Scalia Law School Became A Key Friend Of The Court
  9. Reuters, The Top Law Schools For Placing The Class Of 2022 In BigLaw Jobs
  10. Law.com, University Of Arizona Law School Shifts Classes And Final Exams Online Due To Alleged Threat

Tax:

  1. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: Better Deals With Appeals
  2. NYU, Tax Law Review Publishes New Issue
  3. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: Attend Carefully To Your Entity Baskets
  4. Wall Street Journal, The Problem With The IRS Pledge Not To Audit More Earners Under $400,000
  5. Bloomberg Businessweek, Inside the IRS’s Shrinking Band of Wealth Hunters
  6. BYU News, ChatGPT Bombs Accounting And Tax Exams: 47% v. 77% For Students
  7. Reuven Avi-Yonah (Michigan), Three New Tax Papers On SSRN
  8. SSRN, The Top Five New Tax Papers
  9. Tracey Roberts (Cumberland), Review Of Capital Taxation And Market Power, By Kimberly Clausing (UCLA)
  10. Roundup, Tax Policy In The Biden Administration

Faith

  1. Press Release, Pepperdine Caruso Law's New Religious Clinic Engages Its First Direct Representation Of Clients: Two New Jersey Churches Denied County Historic Preservation Funds

May 6, 2023 in About This Blog, Legal Education, Tax, Tax Daily, Weekly Top 10 TaxProf Blog Posts | Permalink

Saturday, April 29, 2023

This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Posts

Top Ten 2Legal Education:

  1. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), U.S. News Releases Preview Of 2024 Law School Rankings: Top 14 And New Methodology
  2. Mike Spivey, Projected 2024 U.S. News Rankings For All 191 Law Schools
  3. New York Times, Rankings Schadenfreude: Elite Law Schools Boycotted U.S. News But Now May Be Paying A Price
  4. ABA Section of Legal Education, Employment Data for Graduating Law Class of 2022
  5. Reuters, An Early Preview Of The 2025 U.S. News Law School Rankings: Employment
  6. Derek Muller (Iowa), Some Law Schools Don't Understand The U.S. News Rankings, In Part Because Of The Opaque Methodology
  7. Reuters, UC-Berkeley Law School Rolls Out AI Policy Ahead of Final Exams
  8. Neil Buchanan (Florida), 5-Part Series On The Stanford Free Speech Controversy
  9. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), U.S. News Delays Release Of Law School Rankings Again Due To 'Unprecedented Number Of Inquiries,' Including From Schools That Are Ostensibly Boycotting The Rankings
  10. U.S. News FAQ, Law School Scholarly Impact Rankings

Tax:

  1. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: Prepare Once, File Twice
  2. Bloomberg Businessweek, Inside the IRS’s Shrinking Band of Wealth Hunters
  3. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: The Actual Payment Doctrine
  4. New York Times, IRS Whistleblower Claims Administration Is Mishandling Probe Of Hunter Biden
  5. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: Attend Carefully To Your Entity Baskets
  6. Wall Street Journal, The Problem With The IRS Pledge Not To Audit More Earners Under $400,000
  7. BYU News, ChatGPT Bombs Accounting And Tax Exams: 47% v. 77% For Students
  8. SSRN, The Top Five New Tax Papers
  9. Young Ran (Christine) Kim (Cardozo), Review Of The Internet Tax Freedom Act At 25, By Walter Hellerstein (Georgia) & Andrew Appleby (Stetson)
  10. Roundup, Tax Policy In The Biden Administration

Faith

  1. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), Pepperdine Caruso Law 3L Commissioning Service

April 29, 2023 in Legal Ed News, Legal Education, Tax, Tax News, Weekly Top 10 TaxProf Blog Posts | Permalink

Saturday, April 22, 2023

This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Posts

Top Ten 2Legal Education:

  1. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), U.S. News Delays Release Of Law School Rankings By One Week Due To 'Unprecedented Number Of Inquiries From Schools.' Is Bar Data To Blame? 
  2. Law.com, Amy Wax And The Limits of Academic Freedom
  3. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), U.S. News Delays Release Of Law School Rankings Again Due To 'Unprecedented Number Of Inquiries,' Including From Schools That Are Ostensibly Boycotting The Rankings
  4. Mike Spivey, Projected 2024 U.S. News Rankings For All 191 Law Schools
  5. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), U.S. News Releases Preview Of 2024 Law School Rankings: Top 14 And New Methodology
  6. David Lat (Original Jurisdiction), The U.S. News Law School Rankings: Say Hello To The New T14
  7. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), What Is Behind The Delay In Releasing The U.S. News Law School Rankings?
  8. Ed Whelan (National Review), Duncan Event At BYU Law School Is ‘Canceled’
  9. Wall Street Journal, Leadership Lesson For Law School Deans: ‘I Don’t Know, Maybe It Will Grow on Me’
  10. New York Times, Rankings Schadenfreude: Elite Law Schools Boycotted U.S. News But Now May Be Paying A Price

Tax:

  1. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: The Actual Payment Doctrine
  2. Bloomberg Businessweek, Inside The IRS’s Shrinking Band Of Wealth Hunters
  3. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: It Takes More Than Putting In The Hours To Avoid §469 Restrictions
  4. Wall Street Journal, The Problem With The IRS Pledge Not To Audit More Earners Under $400,000
  5. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: Attend Carefully To Your Entity Baskets
  6. New York Times, Fox Can Deduct $787 Million Defamation Settlement Over Vote Fraud Claims
  7. New York Times, IRS Whistleblower Claims Administration Is Mishandling Probe Of Hunter Biden
  8. SSRN, The Top Five New Tax Papers
  9. Mirit Eyal-Cohen (Alabama), Review Of The Unknown Consequences Of Place-Based Tax Incentives, By Michelle Layser (San Diego)
  10. Roundup, Tax Policy In The Biden Administration

Faith

  1. New York Times Op-Ed (Tish Harrison Warren), Did Jesus Really Rise From The Dead On Easter?

April 22, 2023 in About This Blog, Legal Education, Tax, Weekly Top 10 TaxProf Blog Posts | Permalink

Saturday, April 15, 2023

This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Posts

Top Ten 2Legal Education:

  1. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), U.S. News Releases Preview Of 2024 Law School Rankings: Top 14 And New Methodology
  2. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), Will U.S. News Refuse To Count Votes From Deans, Faculty, Lawyers, And Judges From Boycotting Law Schools In Reputation Metric In 2024 Rankings? 
  3. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), U.S. News Delays Release Of Law School Rankings By One Week Due To 'Unprecedented Number Of Inquiries From Schools.' Is Bar Data To Blame? 
  4. ABA, First-Time Bar Pass Rates: 83% For Whites, 57% For Blacks
  5. Indiana Lawyer, ‘Radical Turn Away’ From Admissions Tests? Deans Say Claims Of Increased Diversity From Making The LSAT Optional May Be Unfounded
  6. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), 90% Through The Fall 2023 Law School Admissions Season: Applicants Are Down -3.7%, With Biggest Decline (-8.0%) In The 150-154 LSAT Band
  7. ABA Journal, Are 17 Law Schools Out Of Compliance With The ABA Faculty Diversity Accreditation Standard?
  8. Ed Whelan (National Review), Duncan Event at BYU Law School ‘Canceled’
  9. Mike Spivey (Spivey Consulting), Projected 2024 U.S. News Rankings For All 191 Law Schools
  10. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), The Law Schools Most Impacted By The Methodology Changes In The Projected 2024 U.S. News Rankings

Tax:

  1. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: It Takes More Than Putting In The Hours To Avoid §469 Restrictions
  2. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), Will Law Schools With Strong Tax Programs Get A Boost In The 2024 U.S. News Rankings?
  3. Wall Street Journal, The Problem With The IRS Pledge Not To Audit More Earners Under $400,000
  4. IRS, 2022 Data Book: Audit Rates Fell, But $80 Billion New Funding Will Reverse Trend With 7,000 More Tax Accountants, Attorneys, And Agents To Target The Rich
  5. Benjamin Alarie (Toronto), The Rise Of The Robotic Tax Analyst
  6. Wall Street Journal Editorial, Does America Soak The Affluent?
  7. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: Attend Carefully To Your Entity Baskets
  8. SSRN, The Top Five New Tax Papers
  9. David Elkins (Netanya), Review Of International Tax Policy's Harm to Manufacturing and National Interests, By Jim Repetti (Boston College)
  10. Roundup, Tax Policy In The Biden Administration

Faith

  1. Wall Street Journal, Priorities That Defined Our National Character For Generations — Religion, Patriotism, Children, Hard Work — Are Cratering Among Americans, Especially Democrats

April 15, 2023 in About This Blog, Legal Education, Tax, Weekly Top 10 TaxProf Blog Posts | Permalink

Saturday, April 8, 2023

This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Posts

Top Ten 2Legal Education:

  1. Benjamin Davis (Toledo), Law Profs' Petition Backs Stanford DEI Dean's 'Unimpeachable Approach' With An 'Obviously Repellent' Federal Judge
  2. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), More Commentary On The Disruption Of A Federal Judge's Speech At Stanford Law School (Part 5)
  3. Press Release, ChatGPT Gets 148 (37th Percentile) And 157 (70th Percentile) On The LSAT
  4. Mike Spivey (Spivey Consulting), Projected 2024 U.S. News Rankings For All 191 Law Schools
  5. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), The Law Schools Most Impacted By The Methodology Changes In The Projected 2024 U.S. News Rankings
  6. Aaron Sibarium (Washington Free Beacon), Will The ABA And California Bar Get Involved In The Stanford Law School Free Speech Imbroglio?
  7. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), Preview Of The 2024 U.S. News Law School Rankings: Admissions
  8. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), Preview Of The 2024 U.S. News Law School Rankings: Jobs
  9. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), Preview Of The 2024 U.S. News Law School Rankings: 1-Year Bar Passage
  10. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), Preview Of The 2024 U.S. News Law School Rankings: 2-Year Ultimate Bar Passage

Tax:

  1. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: Attend Carefully To Your Entity Baskets
  2. New York Times, The Trump Indictment, Tax Law, And Conway Twitty
  3. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: Another Reason To Keep Good Records
  4. Cass Brewer (Georgia State), Free Online Content: Business Taxation/Subchapter K
  5. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: The Unforeseen Circumstances Rule For §121 Home Sale Exclusions
  6. Steven Dean (Brooklyn), Surrey's Silence: Subpart F and the Swiss Subsidiary Tax That Never Was
  7. İrem Güçeri (Oxford), Investment And Profit-Shifting Today 
  8. SSRN, The Top Five New Tax Papers
  9. Sloan Speck (Colorado), Review of International Tax Policy And Corporate America By Christopher Hanna (SMU) & Cody Wilson (Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, Los Angeles)
  10. Roundup, Tax Policy In The Biden Administration

Faith

  1. Chronicle of Higher Education, Many Religious Colleges Admit LGBTQ Applicants But Refuse To Recognize Their Student Clubs

April 8, 2023 in About This Blog, Legal Education, Tax, Weekly Top 10 TaxProf Blog Posts | Permalink

Saturday, April 1, 2023

This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Posts

Top Ten 2Legal Education:

  1. U.S. News & World Report, 2024 Law School Rankings
  2. Mike Spivey (Spivey Consulting), Projected 2024 U.S. News Rankings For All 191 Law Schools
  3. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), The Law Schools Most Impacted By The Methodology Changes In The Projected 2024 U.S. News Rankings
  4. Wall Street Journal, DEI Dean Escalates Battle Against Dean; Stanford Law School's Sole Conservative Professor Weighs In
  5. Kyle Duncan (U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit; National Review Op-Ed), What We Must Expect Of Our Law Schools
  6. Erwin Chemerinsky (Dean, UC-Berkeley; Sacramento Bee Op-Ed), Stanford Students Violated Free Speech by Shouting Down a Conservative Speaker
  7. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), More Commentary On The Disruption Of A Federal Judge's Speech At Stanford Law School (Part 3)
  8. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), More Commentary On The Disruption Of A Federal Judge's Speech At Stanford Law School (Part 4)
  9. David Bernstein (George Mason), Columbia Affinity Groups Protest FedSoc Meeting With Justice Kavanaugh, Will Boycott Recruiting Of Diverse Law Students
  10. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), Pepperdine Caruso Law Celebrates $50 Million Naming Gift At Annual Dinner With President George W. Bush

Tax:

  1. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: The Whistleblower Who Blew Too Hard
  2. Wall Street Journal Editorial, The IRS Makes A Strange House Call On Journalist Matt Taibbi
  3. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: Another Reason To Keep Good Records
  4. Christopher Odinet (Phelps Dunbar, Baton Rouge, LA), Tax Credit Collateral in Secured Transactions
  5. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: Corporations In The Bardo
  6. SSRN, The Top Five New Tax Papers
  7. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: The Unforeseen Circumstances Rule For §121 Home Sale Exclusions
  8. Michelle Layser (San Diego), Review Of Revisiting The Tax Treatment Of Alimony By Tessa Davis (South Carolina), Amy Soled (Rutgers) & Jay Soled (Rutgers)
  9. Cato Institute, The Federal Tax System Is Highly Progressive
  10. Roundup, Tax Policy In The Biden Administration

Faith

  1. Wall Street Journal, Should We Use Gender-Neutral Pronouns For God?

April 1, 2023 in About This Blog, Legal Education, Tax, Weekly Top 10 TaxProf Blog Posts | Permalink

Saturday, March 25, 2023

This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Posts

Top Ten 2Legal Education:

  1. Wall Street Journal, DEI Dean Escalates Battle Against Dean; Stanford Law School's Sole Conservative Professor Weighs In
  2. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), 2024 U.S. News Law School Rankings
  3. Roundup, Dean Martinez's 10-Page Letter To The Stanford Community About The Disruption Of Judge Duncan's Speech
  4. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), ChatGPT Thinks I Am Way More Interesting Than I Am
  5. Roundup, More Commentary On The Disruption Of A Federal Judge's Speech At Stanford Law School (Part 2)
  6. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), Preview Of The 2024 U.S. News Law School Rankings: Admissions
  7. Richard Sander (UCLA), Law-School 'Mismatch' Is Worse Than We Thought
  8. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), Preview Of The 2024 U.S. News Law School Rankings: Employment
  9. Wall Street Journal, The Unraveling Of The U.S. News Rankings
  10. Chicago Sun-Times Op-Ed, 'Academic Freedom Has To Protect The Amy Waxes So It Can Be There To Protect The Galileos'

Tax:

  1. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: Another Reason To Keep Good Records
  2. U.S. Treasury Department, Greenbook On Tax Proposals In Biden's FY24 Budget
  3. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: The Unforeseen Circumstances Rule For §121 Home Sale Exclusions
  4. Wall Street Journal, The Myth Of American Income Inequality
  5. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: The Inherent Unreliability Of Third-Party Reporting
  6. ProPublica, IRS Files: Wealthy Executives Make Millions Trading Competitors’ Stock With Remarkable Timing
  7. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: Corporations In The Bardo
  8. SSRN, The Top Five New Tax Papers
  9. Roundup, Tax Policy In The Biden Administration
  10. Blaine Saito (Northeastern), Review Of Multibillion-Dollar Tax Questions By James Alm (Tulane), Jay Soled (Rutgers) & Kathleen DeLaney Thomas (North Carolina)

Faith

  1. New York Times Op-Ed, Pope Francis’ Decade Of Division

March 25, 2023 in About This Blog, Legal Education, Tax, Weekly Top 10 TaxProf Blog Posts | Permalink

Saturday, March 18, 2023

This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Posts

Top Ten 2Legal Education:

  1. Inside Higher Ed, A Law School’s ‘Denaming’ Evokes Donor Family’s Ire
  2. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), Preview Of The 2024 U.S. News Law School Rankings: Employment
  3. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), Preview Of The 2024 U.S. News Law School Rankings: First-Time Bar Passage
  4. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), Preview Of The 2024 U.S. News Law School Rankings: Ultimate Bar Passage
  5. Paul Caron (Dean Pepperdine), Preview Of The 2024 U.S. News Law School Rankings: Admissions
  6. Bryce Clayton Newell (Oregon), 2022 Meta-Ranking Of Flagship U.S. Law Reviews
  7. Council of the ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar, Notice of Finding of Significant Noncompliance With Standard 206, University of Oregon School of Law
  8. Stanford President And Law Dean, Apology To Fifth Circuit Judge For Disruption Of His Speech
  9. Richard Sander (UCLA), Law-School “Mismatch” Is Worse Than We Thought
  10. Theodore Seto (Loyola-L.A.), First-Time Bar Pass Performance of California Law Schools, Controlling For 25th Percentile LSATs

Tax:

  1. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: The Inherent Unreliability Of Third-Party Reporting
  2. U.S. Treasury Department, Greenbook On Tax Proposals In Biden's FY24 Budget
  3. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: The Unforeseen Circumstances Rule For §121 Home Sale Exclusions
  4. Bloomberg, ChatGPT's Tax Advice Was Wrong 100% Of The Time
  5. Cato Institute, The Federal Tax System Is Highly Progressive
  6. James Alm (Tulane), Jay Soled (Rutgers) & Kathleen DeLaney Thomas (North Carolina), Multibillion-Dollar Tax Questions
  7. ABA, The Tax Lawyer Publishes New Issue
  8. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), Tax Policy in the Biden Administration
  9. SSRN, The Top Five New Tax Papers
  10. Tracey Roberts (Cumberland), Review Of Taxing Luxury Emissions By Clint Wallace (South Carolina) & Shelley Welton (Penn)

Faith

  1. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), Religious Liberty Clinics At Notre Dame, Pepperdine, Texas, And Yale File Supreme Court Amicus Briefs: Post Office Must Accommodate Employee's Sabbath Observance

March 18, 2023 in About This Blog, Legal Education, Tax, Weekly Top 10 TaxProf Blog Posts | Permalink

Saturday, March 11, 2023

This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Posts

Top Ten 2Legal Education:

  1. Paul Caron (Dean Pepperdine), Preview Of The 2024 U.S. News Law School Rankings: Admissions
  2. Bryce Clayton Newell (Oregon), 2022 Meta-Ranking Of Flagship U.S. Law Reviews
  3. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), Law School Rankings By Ultimate Bar Passage Rate (2020)
  4. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), Law School Rankings By 2022 First-Time Bar Passage Rate
  5. ABA Journal, Three Years After $20 Million Naming Gift, University Of Kentucky Is Out Of Compliance With Accreditation Standard That Law Schools Have Sufficient Financial Resources
  6. Theodore Seto (Loyola-L.A.), 2022 First-Time Bar Pass Performance Of California Law Schools, Controlling For Median LSATs
  7. ABA Journal, ABA Finds Four Law Schools Back In Compliance With Accreditation Standards: Hofstra (Faculty Diversity), Ave Maria, UDC & Vermont (2-Year Bar Passage)
  8. Derek Muller (Iowa), Boycotting Law Schools Are Still Admitting 'Splitters' To Maximize Their U.S. News Ranking
  9. ABA Journal, ABA Finds Baylor Out Of Compliance With Law School Accreditation Standard On Adjunct Faculty Diversity
  10. Florida Politics, Does Judge's Delay Of Charlie Adelson's Trial In Dan Markel Murder And Refusal To Unseal Katie Magbanua's Proffer Mean State May Be Closing In On Donna, Harvey & Wendi?

Tax:

  1. Bloomberg, ChatGPT's Tax Advice Was Wrong 100% Of The Time
  2. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: Fill Out The Damn Form
  3. Donald Tobin (Maryland), MTV The Challenge: Did Tori And Devin Just 'Win' A Huge Tax Problem?
  4. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: The Unforeseen Circumstances Rule For §121 Home Sale Exclusions
  5. Daniel Shaviro (NYU), Would an Unapportioned U.S. Federal Wealth Tax Be Constitutional, and What Does That Mean?
  6. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: Distinguishing Property Settlement From (Indirect
  7. Diane Kemker (DePaul & Southern), Do Black Taxpayers Matter? A Critical Tax Analysis of IRS Audit Practices
  8. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), Tax Policy in the Biden Administration
  9. SSRN, The Top Five New Tax Papers
  10. Young Ran (Christine) Kim (Cardozo), Review Of The Rise Of The Robotic Tax Analyst By Ben Alarie (Toronto)

Faith

  1. Kevin Williamson (The Dispatch), Who Are These ‘Cultural Christians’|'Christian Atheists'?

March 11, 2023 in About This Blog, Legal Education, Tax, Weekly Top 10 TaxProf Blog Posts | Permalink

Saturday, March 4, 2023

This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Posts

Top Ten 2Legal Education:

  1. Paul Caron (Dean Pepperdine), Preview Of The 2024 U.S. News Law School Rankings: Admissions
  2. Bryce Clayton Newell (Oregon), 2022 Meta-Ranking Of Flagship U.S. Law Reviews
  3. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), Law School Rankings By 2022 First-Time Bar Passage Rate
  4. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), Law School Rankings By Ultimate Bar Passage Rate (2020)
  5. Wall Street Journal, Boycotting Medical Schools, Diversity, And Merit
  6. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), 75% Through The Fall 2023 Law School Admissions Season: Applicants Are Down -3%, With Biggest Decline (-7%) In The 165-169 LSAT Band
  7. Chronicle of Higher Education, It’s Not Just Our Students — ChatGPT Is Coming for Faculty Writing
  8. David Lat, The U.S. News Rankings Drama And The Future Of Legal Education
  9. Wall Street Journal, U.S. News, Department Of Education, And Law Schools Take The Gloves Off In Rankings Battle
  10. University Business, New AI Detector Is 97% Effective In Catching Students Cheating With ChatGPT

Tax:

  1. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), The New Evidence Rule In Spousal Relief Cases
  2. New York Times, IRS Decision Not To Tax State Stimulus Payments Carries Fiscal Cost
  3. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: The Unforeseen Circumstances Rule For §121 Home Sale Exclusions
  4. Announcement, Steven Dean Leaves Brooklyn For Boston University
  5. IRS, Chief Counsel Is Seeking To Hire Over a Dozen Tax Attorneys (Annual Salary Range: $82,830 - $183,500)
  6. Cato Institute, The Federal Tax System Is Highly Progressive
  7. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), Tax Policy in the Biden Administration
  8. SSRN, The Top Five New Tax Papers
  9. Sloan Speck (Colorado), Review Of Do Corporate Taxes Impede Mergers? By Erin Henry (Arkansas), Jennifer Luchs-Nuñez (Colorado State) & Steven Utke (Connecticut)
  10. Mirit Eyal-Cohen (Alabama), Review Of The Interconnections Between Corruption And Tax Crimes By Diane Ring (Boston College) & Costantino Grasso (Manchester Metropolitan University)

Faith

  1. Wall Street Journal, The Gospel Of St. George (Costanza)

March 4, 2023 in About This Blog, Legal Education, Tax, Weekly Top 10 TaxProf Blog Posts | Permalink

Saturday, February 25, 2023

This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Posts

Top Ten 2Legal Education:

  1. Paul Caron (Dean Pepperdine), Preview Of The 2024 U.S. News Law School Rankings: Admissions
  2. Bryce Clayton Newell (Oregon), 2022 Meta-Ranking Of Flagship U.S. Law Reviews
  3. Paul Caron (Dean Pepperdine), Law School Rankings By Fall 2022 Median LSAT Scores
  4. Paul Caron (Dean Pepperdine), Law School Rankings By Fall 2022 Median UGPAs
  5. Paul Caron (Dean Pepperdine), Law School Rankings By Fall 2022 Acceptance Rate
  6. ABA Journal, Legal Ed Will Resubmit Proposed Elimination of Admissions-Test Standard
  7. ABA Journal, Legal Ed Will Consider Increasing Distance Ed Credits
  8. Rebecca Roiphe (New York Law School), The Rise and Fall of Jews at Law Schools
  9. Vox, This Penn Law Professor Has Been Offending Minorities For Years. Will Tenure Save Her?
  10. Sara Ochs (Louisville), Imposter Syndrome and the Law School Caste System

Tax:

  1. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: The Limited Review Of Passport Revocation Certifications
  2. IRS, Chief Counsel Is Seeking To Hire Over a Dozen Tax Attorneys (Annual Salary Range: $82,830 - $183,500)
  3. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: The Unforeseen Circumstances Rule For §121 Home Sale Exclusions
  4. American Tax Policy Institute Symposium, The Federal Income Tax: Racially Blind but Not Racially Neutral
  5. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: Mortgage Interest Deductions When The Payor Is Not The Borrower
  6. SSRN, The Top Five New Tax Papers
  7. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), Tax Policy in the Biden Administration
  8. Tarcísio Diniz Magalhães (Antwerp) & Allison Christians (McGill), Global Tax Reform And Mythical International Law
  9. Michelle Layser (San Diego), Review Of Household Asymmetric Risk Of Foreclosure From Tax Assessment Limits By Sebastien Bradley (Drexel), Da Huang (Utah) & Nathan Seegert (Utah)
  10. David Elkins (Netanya), Review of Administrative Foundations Of The Chinese Fiscal State By Wei Cui (British Columbia)

Faith

  1. The Graphic, A Glimpse Into Faith At Pepperdine Caruso Law: Dean’s Bible Study

February 25, 2023 in About This Blog, Legal Education, Tax, Weekly Top 10 TaxProf Blog Posts | Permalink

Saturday, February 18, 2023

This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Posts

Top Ten 2Legal Education:

  1. Washington Free Beacon, Inside The University Of Pennsylvania's Precedent-Setting Effort To Revoke Tenure From Law Prof Amy Wax
  2. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), Two-Thirds Through The Fall 2023 Law School Admissions Season: Applicants Are Down -3.5%, With Biggest Decline (-7%) In The 165-169 LSAT Band
  3. Bryce Clayton Newell (Oregon), 2022 Meta-Ranking Of Flagship U.S. Law Reviews
  4. The Floridian Press, Students Threaten To Sue St. Thomas For Renaming Law School To Honor Civil Rights Attorney Benjamin Crump
  5. Washington Post, After Richmond Law School Removed Slave-Owner Benefactor From Its Name, Family Demands Return Of His Donations ($3.6 Billion With 132 Years Of Interest)
  6. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), With Connecticut And Pittsburgh, 42 Law Schools Are Boycotting The U.S. News Rankings
  7. Princeton Review, 2023 Law School Rankings: Career Rating
  8. Princeton Review, 2023 Law School Rankings: Professors (Teaching And Accessibility)
  9. Princeton Review, 2023 Law School Rankings: Overall Ranking
  10. Rebecca Roiphe (New York Law School), The Rise and Fall of Jews at Law Schools:

Tax:

  1. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: Mortgage Interest Deductions When The Payor Is Not The Borrower
  2. ProPublica, How The Wealthy Save Billions In Taxes By Skirting Wash Sale Rules
  3. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: Corporations In The Bardo
  4. Richard Gershon (Mississippi), Presentation Of Top Five Code Sections That Should Not Exist at Alabama
  5. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: The Unforeseen Circumstances Rule For §121 Home Sale Exclusions
  6. Wall Street Journal Op-Ed, The Myth Of American Income Inequality
  7. Blaine Saito (Northeastern), Review Of Admin Law And The Crisis Of Tax Los Administration By Brian Galle (Georgetown  & Stephen Shay (Boston College)
  8. Los Angeles Times, Sam Bankman-Fried’s Parents Used Their Stanford Home To Bail Him Out
  9. Wall Street Journal  Op-Ed:,The Global Minimum Tax Crackup
  10. Blaine Saito (Northeastern), Review Of Admin Law And The Crisis Of Tax Administration By Brian Galle (Georgetown) & Stephen Shay (Boston College)

Faith

  1. David Brooks & Michael Gerson, Depression And Faith

February 18, 2023 in About This Blog, Legal Education, Tax, Weekly Top 10 TaxProf Blog Posts | Permalink

Saturday, February 11, 2023

This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Posts

Top Ten 2Legal Education:

  1. New York Times, The Road To A Supreme Court Clerkship Starts At Three Ivy League Colleges; 'You Can’t Scrub Your Undergraduate Degree With An Elite Law Degree'
  2. ABA Journal, House Of Delegates Rejects Proposal To Make The LSAT Optional; ABA Council To Consider Next Steps At Feb. 17 Meeting
  3. Rory Bahadur (Washburn) & Kevin Ruth (PhD Mathematics, Miami), Bad Math Bar Sauce and the ABA as a Shill for the NCBE
  4. Princeton Review, 2023 Law School Rankings: Academic Experience
  5. Princeton Review, 2023 Law School Rankings: Admissions Selectivity
  6. Princeton Review, 2023 Law School Rankings: Professors (Teaching)
  7. Bryce Clayton Newell (Oregon), 2022 Meta-Ranking Of Flagship U.S. Law Reviews
  8. Los Angeles Times, Sam Bankman-Fried’s Law Professor Parents Used Their Stanford Home To Bail Him Out
  9. New York Times Op-Ed, What If Diversity Trainings Are Doing More Harm Than Good?
  10. Bloomberg Law, Well-Being in Law School: Law Students Aren’t OK

Tax:

  1. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: The Tax Court Is Not Your Advocate
  2. Richard Kaplan (Illinois), The Declining Appeal of Inherited Retirement Accounts
  3. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: The Meaning Of 'Business Premises' In §119
  4. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: Corporations In The Bardo
  5. Call For Papers, BI Norwegian Business School Workshop On Taxation, Citizenship, And Democracy
  6. Wall Street Journal Op-Ed, The Myth Of American Income Inequality
  7. New York Times, Black Americans Are Much More Likely To Face Tax Audits, Study Finds
  8. SSRN, The Top Five New Tax Papers
  9. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), Tax Policy in the Biden Administration
  10. Tracey Roberts (Cumberland), Review Of Trade, Leakage, And The Design Of A Carbon Tax By David Weisbach et al.

Faith

  1. Ross Douthat (New York Times), The Rationality And Danger Of Spiritual Experimentation

February 11, 2023 in About This Blog, Legal Education, Tax, Weekly Top 10 TaxProf Blog Posts | Permalink

Saturday, February 4, 2023

This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Posts

Top Ten 2Legal Education:

  1. Law.com, Columbia Law Professor's 'F--k You' To Student Question Caught On Video
  2. Daily Pennsylvanian, Facing Major Sanctions, Amy Wax Files Grievance Against Penn Law Dean Ted Ruger
  3. Bryce Clayton Newell (Oregon), 2022 Meta-Ranking Of Flagship U.S. Law Reviews
  4. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), 40 Law Schools Are Boycotting The U.S. News Rankings
  5. Princeton Review, Best 168 Law Schools (2023 Edition)
  6. Wall Street Journal, Rebellion Over U.S. News Rankings Seems Likely To Fail
  7. David Lat, A Controversial Speaker Returned To Yale Law—You Won't Believe What Happened Next
  8. Reuters, Using ChatGPT To Write Law School Exams, Bar Exams, And Strategic Plans
  9. CNN, Justice Kavanaugh Says U.S. News Law School Rankings Are 'Very Problematic'; Peer Reputation Is 'Kind Of A Joke'
  10. Los Angeles Times & Wall Street Journal, Two Perspectives On The Growing U.S. News Rankings Boycott

Tax:

  1. Wall Street Journal, Whose Name Goes First On Your Joint Tax Return? Probably Not The Woman's.
  2. Benjamin Alarie (Toronto), The Rise Of The Robotic Tax Analyst
  3. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: Corporations In The Bardo
  4. Wall Street Journal Op-Ed, The Ninth Circuit Upholds A Wealth Tax
  5. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), The 50 Most Downloaded U.S. Tax Law Professors Of 2022
  6. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: The Meaning Of 'Business Premises' In §119
  7. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), Tax Policy in the Biden Administration
  8. SSRN, The Top Five New Tax Papers
  9. Richard Kaplan (Illinois), The Declining Appeal Of Inherited Retirement Accounts
  10. New York Times, Black Americans Are Much More Likely To Face Tax Audits, Study Finds

Faith

  1. David French, Faith, Not Politics, Can Heal Lonely Hearts And A Nation

February 4, 2023 in About This Blog, Legal Education, Tax, Weekly Top 10 TaxProf Blog Posts | Permalink

Saturday, January 28, 2023

This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Posts

Top Ten 2Legal Education:

  1. Daily Pennsylvanian, Facing Major Sanctions, Amy Wax Files Grievance Against Penn Law Dean Ted Ruger
  2. NY Times Op-Ed, What If Diversity Trainings Are Doing More Harm Than Good?
  3. Jonathan Choi, Kristin Hickman, Amy Monahan & Daniel Schwarcz, ChatGPT Gets C+ Grade On Four Minnesota Law School Exams
  4. Christian Terwiesch, ChatGPT Gets B|B- Grade On Wharton MBA Exam
  5. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), The 50 Most Downloaded U.S. Law Professors Of 2022
  6. Law.com, Seattle Law School Responds To 'Incendiary Allegations' Of Discrimination Against Visiting Professor
  7. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), Updated U.S. News Law School Rankings Boycott Scorecard
  8. Bryce Clayton Newell (Oregon), 2022 Meta-Ranking Of Flagship U.S. Law Reviews
  9. Washington Free Beacon, Yale Law School Restricts Access To FedSoc Free Speech Panel Today To Avoid Repeat Of Last Year's Controversy
  10. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), Summary Of Changes To The Forthcoming U.S. News Law School Rankings

Tax:

  1. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: The Meaning Of 'Business Premises' In §119
  2. Benjamin Alarie (Toronto), The Rise Of The Robotic Tax Analyst
  3. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), The 50 Most Downloaded U.S. Tax Law Professors Of 2022
  4. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: The Unforeseen Circumstances Rule For §121 Home Sale Exclusions
  5. Wall Street Journal, The Myth Of American Income Inequality
  6. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), Tax Policy in the Biden Administration
  7. Lily Batchelder (Assistant Secretary for Tax Policy) & Greg Leiserson (Deputy Assistant Secretary for Tax Analysis), Disparities In The Benefits Of Tax Expenditures By Race And Ethnicity
  8. Christine Kim (Cardozo), Review Of Brian Galle (Georgetown), David Gamage (Indian) & Darien Shanske (UC Davis), Solving The Valuation Challenge: The ULTRA Method For Taxing Extreme Wealth
  9. Wall Street Journal, Why So Many Accountants Are Quitting
  10. David Weisbach, Three New Tax Papers On SSRN

Faith

  1. David French (The Dispatch), How A Great American Victory Altered American Faith

January 28, 2023 in About This Blog, Legal Education, Tax, Weekly Top 10 TaxProf Blog Posts | Permalink

Saturday, January 21, 2023

This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Posts

Top Ten 2Legal Education:

  1. NY Times Op-Ed, What If Diversity Trainings Are Doing More Harm Than Good?
  2. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), Summary Of Changes To The Forthcoming U.S. News Law School Rankings
  3. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), U.S. News Provides Additional Information On Forthcoming Law School Rankings
  4. Jerry Organ (St. Thomas),  The Declining 2022 Law School Transfer Market
  5. Marcus Cole (Dean, Notre Dame) I Am George Floyd. Except, I Can Breathe. And I Can Do Something.
  6. Derek Muller (Iowa), Modeling and Projecting the Forthcoming U.S. News Law School Rankings
  7. NY Times, If Affirmative Action Ends, College Admissions May Be Changed Forever
  8. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), With Maryland, USF, And South Texas, 28 Schools Are Now Boycotting The U.S. News Law School Rankings
  9. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), Resources For Authors Submitting Law Review Articles In The Spring 2023 Cycle
  10. Bloomberg Law, Bloomberg Law Announces Top 10 Law School Innovators

Tax:

  1. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), Tax Policy in the Biden Administration
  2. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), The 10 Most Downloaded Tax Articles Of 2022
  3. Wall Street Journal, Why So Many Accountants Are Quitting
  4. Tax Foundation, Americans Moved to Low-Tax States in 2022
  5. Call For Papers, Cambridge Tax Policy Conference On Tax, Public Finance And The Rule of Law
  6. Daniel Hemel (NYU), The IRS’s Christmas Gift To Airbnb And PayPal Is A Loss For Law-Abiding Taxpayers
  7. Susan Morse (Texas), Review of Eleanor Wilking (Cornell), Independent Contractors in Law and in Fact
  8. SSRN, The Top Five New Tax Papers
  9. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), 2023 Tax Prof Rankings By H-Index All (Google Scholar)
  10. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), 2023 Tax Prof Rankings By H-Index Since 2018 (Google Scholar)

Faith

  1. Inside Higher Education, Christian Law School To Start Hiring Jewish Faculty

January 21, 2023 in About This Blog, Faith, Legal Education, Tax, Weekly Top 10 TaxProf Blog Posts | Permalink

Saturday, January 14, 2023

This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Posts

Top Ten 2Legal Education:

  1. Inside Higher Ed, What Is Behind Growing Faculty Dissatisfaction?
  2. Reuters, Trump-Appointed Judge In Yale Clerk Boycott Condemns 'Cancel Culture' At Harvard Event
  3. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), U.S. News Law School Rankings Boycott Scorecard
  4. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), U.S. News Provides Additional Information On Forthcoming Law School Rankings
  5. Reuters, Using ChatGPT To Write Law School Exams, Bar Exams, And Strategic Plans
  6. Derek Muller (Iowa), Winners And Losers In The Elimination Of At-Graduation Employment In The U.S. News Law School Rankings
  7. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), In Response To Boycott, U.S. News Dramatically Changes Law School Rankings Methodology. Who Are The Winners And Losers? Will Harvard Be #1?
  8. Jessica Findley (Arizona) et al., JD-Next: A Valid and Reliable Tool to Predict Diverse Students’ Success in Law School
  9. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), With UC-SF, St. John's, And Idaho: 23 Schools Are Now Boycotting The U.S. News Law School Rankings
  10. Alexa Chew & Rachel Gurvich (North Carolina), Saying The Quiet Parts Out Loud: Teaching Students How Law School Works

Tax:

  1. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), 2023 Tax Prof Rankings By H-Index All (Google Scholar)
  2. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), 2023 Tax Prof Rankings By H-Index Since 2018 (Google Scholar)
  3. Wall Street Journal, Why So Many Accountants Are Quitting
  4. Call For Papers, Cambridge Tax Policy Conference On Tax, Public Finance And The Rule of Law
  5. The Tax Lawyer, Vol. 76, No. 1 (Fall 2022)
  6. Ann Thomas (New York Law School), The Racial Wealth Gap And The Tax Benefits Of Homeownership
  7. Reuven Avi-Yonah (Michigan), Four New Tax Papers On SSRN
  8. SSRN, The 10 Most Downloaded Tax Articles Of 2022
  9. SSRN, The Top Five New Tax Papers
  10. Mirit Eyal-Cohen (Alabama), Review of Reuven Avi-Yonah (Michigan) & Nir Fishbien (Caplin & Drysdale, New York), What Would Surrey Say? The Long Reach of Stanley S. Surrey

Faith

  1. Wall Street Journal Op-Ed, How Damar Hamlin Drove A Nation to Pray

January 14, 2023 in About This Blog, Legal Education, Tax, Weekly Top 10 TaxProf Blog Posts | Permalink

Saturday, January 7, 2023

This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Posts

Top Ten 2Legal Education:

  1. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), In Response To Boycott, U.S. News Dramatically Changes Law School Rankings Methodology. Who Are The Winners And Losers? Will Harvard Be #1?
  2. Reuters, U.S. News Drops Student Loans And Employment-At-Graduation (In Addition To Expenditures-Per-Student) From Forthcoming Law School Rankings
  3. Derek Muller (Iowa), Did Schools Boycotting The U.S. News Rankings Kill Law Faculty's Golden Goose?
  4. Derek Muller (Iowa), Who's Likely to Benefit From the New USNWR Law School Rankings Formula?
  5. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), Halfway Through The Fall 2023 Law School Admissions Season: Applicants Are Down -4%, With Biggest Decline (-9%) In The 160-169 LSAT Band
  6. Josh Blackman (South Texas), GPT Will Soon Be Able To Pass The Multistate Bar Exam
  7. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), The Top 10 Legal Education Posts Of 2022
  8. Sarah Isgur (Politico Magazine), I’m A Conservative Who Got Heckled At Yale Law School. But Not By Who You Think.
  9. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), More Coverage Of The U.S. News Law School Rankings Methodology Changes
  10. USA Today, Why Some Law Schools Are Removing Chief Justice John Marshall From Their Names

Tax:

  1. Wall Street Journal, Why So Many Accountants Are Quitting
  2. Census Bureau, Major Migration From Blue States To Red States
  3. Charles Calomiris (Columbia; Wall Street Journal Book Review), The Myth Of American Income Inequality
  4. Charlotte Crane (Northwestern), Review Of Jane Gravelle (Congressional Research Service), Corporate Tax Reform: Issues For Congress
  5. Bradley Joondeph (Santa Clara), Remote Work And State Taxation Of Nonresident Employees
  6. Ways & Means Committee, House Democrats Release Donald Trump's Tax Returns
  7. Editorial, Weaponizing Tax Returns
  8. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), A Year Of Lessons From The Tax Court (2022)
  9. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: The Unforeseen Circumstances Rule For §121 Home Sale Exclusions
  10. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: Taxpayers Behaving Badly (2022)

Faith

  1. Christianity Today, In The New Year, We Must View Time Through A Divine Lens: To Dust We Will Return

January 7, 2023 in Legal Education, Tax, Weekly Top 10 TaxProf Blog Posts | Permalink

Saturday, December 31, 2022

This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Posts

Top Ten 2Legal Education:

  1. Steve Epstein (Poyner Spruill, Raleigh, NC), Extreme Punishment: The Chilling True Story Of Dan Markel's Murder
  2. Paul Horwitz (Alabama), Should Deans Tell Their Faculty To Get Off Twitter And Get Back To Work?
  3. Sarah Isgur (Politico Magazine), I’m A Conservative Who Got Heckled At Yale Law School. But Not By Who You Think.
  4. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), July 2022 California Bar Exam Results: In-State Law Schools
  5. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), July 2022 California Bar Exam Results: Out-Of-State Law Schools
  6. Wall Street Journal, Students Sue USC For Reporting False Data To U.S. News To Goose Its Ranking
  7. John McWhorter (Columbia; New York Times Op-Ed), When a Racist Joke Does Not Merit Cancellation
  8. Derek Muller (Iowa), What Is The Endgame For Law Schools Boycotting The U.S. News Rankings?
  9. Alan Morrison (George Washington; National Law Journal Op-Ed), AALS Should Provide A Law School Guide To Supplant The U.S. News Rankings
  10. Josh Blackman (South Texas), ChatGPT And Law School Exams

Tax:

  1. Charles Calomiris (Columbia; Wall Street Journal Book Review), The Myth Of American Income Inequality
  2. Census Bureau, New U.S. Census Data: Major Migration From Blue States To Red States
  3. SSRN, Tax Professor Rankings
  4. SSRN, The Top Five New Tax Papers
  5. Reuven Avi-Yonah (Michigan), Taxing Stock Buybacks As Dividends
  6. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), A Year Of Lessons From The Tax Court (2022)
  7. Don Griswold (Bloomberg Tax), A ‘Social Harms’ Tax Can End The U.S. Gun Crisis, Constitutionally
  8. Ways & Means Committee, House Democrats Release Donald Trump's Tax Returns
  9. Dhammika Dharmapala (Chicago), The TCJA’s International Provisions: Conceptual Framework And Survey Of Evidence
  10. Josh Blackman (South Texas), Did The Ways & Means Committee Play The Supreme Court On Trump's Tax Returns?

Faith

  1. Tish Harrison Warren (Priest, Anglican Church), Did You Have A Hard Christmas? Jesus Did, Too.

December 31, 2022 in ABA Tax Section, Faith, Legal Education, Tax, Weekly Top 10 TaxProf Blog Posts | Permalink

Saturday, December 24, 2022

This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Posts

Top Ten 2Legal Education:

  1. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), July 2022 California Bar Exam Results: In-State Law Schools
  2. Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), July 2022 California Bar Exam Results: Out-Of-State Law Schools
  3. Wall Street Journal, Students Sue USC For Reporting False Data To U.S. News To Goose Its Ranking
  4. Law.com, Office For Civil Rights Investigates Judge Judy's Women-Only Scholarship Program At New York Law School
  5. Law.com, 'Trusted Employees' Misappropriated $1 Million From Seton Hall Law School
  6. ABA, Data On Law School Admissions And Tuition: 1L JD Enrollment Fell 11%, Non-JD Enrollment Rose 15%
  7. Clinical Legal Education Association, Statement On U.S. News Rankings For Clinical Programs
  8. Franklin Pierce School of Law, New Hampshire Is 18th Law School To Boycott U.S. News Rankings
  9. SWLaw Blog, With Southwestern, 10% Of ABA-Accredited Law Schools Are Boycotting The U.S. News Rankings
  10. New York Times, At UC-Berkeley Law, A Debate Over Zionism, Free Speech, And Campus Ideals

Tax:

  1. Wall Street Journal Editorial, Weaponizing Tax Returns
  2. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), A Year Of Lessons From The Tax Court (2022)
  3. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: Taxpayers Behaving Badly (2022)
  4. Roundup, President Trump's 2015-2020 Tax Returns
  5. Sloan Speck (Colorado), Review Of George Yin (Virginia), Textualism, Tax Legislative History, And Stanley Surrey
  6. Tannenwald Foundation for Excellence in Tax Scholarship, 2022 Tax Writing Competition Winners
  7. Ruth Mason (Virginia), The EU Arm’s-Length Standard Is Dead
  8. George Yin (Virginia), Textualism, The Role And Authoritativeness Of Tax Legislative History, And Stanley Surrey
  9. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: The Difference Between Rejecting An OIC And Reviewing A Rejection
  10. Bryan Camp (Texas Tech), Lesson From The Tax Court: The Employer/Employee Gift Rule

Faith

  1. ABA Journal, Christian Legal Society Student Members & Faculty Advisor Settle 1st Amendment Lawsuit For $90K After Law School Punished Them For Their Views On Same-Sex Marriage

December 24, 2022 in About This Blog, Faith, Legal Education, Tax, Weekly Top 10 TaxProf Blog Posts | Permalink