Fall 2012
5151 Tax Research - LOWY- 12533

Professor(s): Peter Lowy (ADJUNCT)

Credits: 1

Course Areas: Taxation 

Time: 7:30p-8:30p  MLocation: 215  TU2

Course Outline: This is a practical class, focused on finding the law and legal authorities relevant to taking and defending federal tax positions. There are weekly assignments, a midterm research project and a final research project. The class is open to all L.LM students in the tax program, and to J.D. students with the instructor's permission.

Course Syllabus: Syllabus (pdf)

Course Notes: This is an LL.M class, and JD students may register, if space is available.   

Prerequisites: Yes  Prerequisites: Federal Tax and Corporate Tax recommended; ability to perform on-line searches in Lexis and/or Westlaw. This is an LLM class; JD students may take this course with instructor's permission.

First Day Assignments: Assignment (pdf)

Excerpt (pdf)

Final Exam Schedule: Take home      

This course will have:
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Satisfies Skills Course Requirement: No
Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No