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Fall 2020
5151 Tax Research - DYKES- 11919

Professor(s): Chris Dykes (STAFF)

Credits: 1

Course Areas: Taxation 

Time: 5:30p-6:30p  TH  Location:  

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 revised 6/22/20

Course Notes: This is an LL.M class, and JD students may register, if space is available.   Dykes, Christopher. Federal Tax Research Guide (available on the law library’s website at

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:

Final Exam Schedule: 12/10 6 -7pm      

This course will have:

Satisfies Skills Course Requirement: No
Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No

Experiential Course Type: No

Bar Course: No

DistanceEd ABA 306:

Pass-Fail Student Election:

Course Materials (7/1/2020 9:33:10 PM)

Book(s) Required