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Courses 2010 - 2011

LAW T 526 Federal Tax Clinic

Credits: 2-9, Variable


Clinical training in federal income tax litigation under the supervision of members of the law school faculty. An initial classroom component will include instruction in applicable federal tax law, procedure and practice, professional skills training in interviewing and counseling, negotiation, and trial practice, and consideration of pertinent professional responsibility issues. In the subsequent practice component, students will advise and represent low-income taxpayers in controversies (up to $53,000/taxable year) with the Internal Revenue Service from initial interview through any necessary tax litigation. Rule 9 eligibility is not required; any LL.M. taxation student may enroll. When registering in autumn quarter, students must commit to enrolling for the entire academic year, and will receive credit for the course only upon completion of all three quarters. Offered on a credit/no credit basis. Pre-/Co-requisite Course: T505 Introduction to Income Taxation or equivalent taken at accredited law school. Recommended Courses: B520 Trial Advocacy, B503 Evidence, and B510 Problems in Professional Responsibility.

Autumn-Winter-Spring, 3-3-3 Credit(s)

Course Sections and Instructors
Instructor(s)
Schumacher, Scott

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