Tulane Law School
Tulane Tax Roundtable

Tulane Law School and Tulane’s Murphy Institute are pleased to present the Tulane Tax Policy Roundtable. On March 18th and 19th, 2011, we welcome the following speakers to campus to participate in what promises to be a lively discussion of some of the important tax policy issues of our time. All Tulane faculty and students are welcome to attend the sessions. All sessions will take place at Tulane Law School, Room 202.

Presenters & Papers

Friday, March 18, 2011

8:30 - 9:30 am Presenter: Leandra Lederman
William W. Oliver Professor of Tax Law, Indiana University Maurer School of Law
"Hold the Mayo: What Respect Should Courts Accord Tax Regulations and Rulings Issued During Litigation?"
Discussant: David Gamage
9:30 - 10:30 am Presenter: Steven Sheffrin
Professor of Economics, Director of the Murphy Institute, Tulane University
"Folk Justice and Taxation"
Discussant: Benjamin Leff
10:30 - 11:00 am Break & Snacks (TLS Room 202)
11:00 am - 12:00 noon Presenter: Shu-Yi Oei
Associate Professor, Tulane Law School
"Reforming Tax Law's Offer-in-Compromise Procedure"
Discussant: Dorothy Brown
12:00 noon - 1:30 pm Lunch (LBC 1834 Club)
1:30 - 2:30 pm Presenter: Robert Peroni
Fondren Foundation Centennial Chair for Faculty Excellence, University of Texas at Austin School of Law
"Designing an Exemption System for Foreign Income When the Treasury is Empty"
Discussant: Diane Ring
2:30 - 3:30 pm Presenter: Neil Buchanan
Associate Professor of Law, George Washington University Law School
"What Kind of Environment Do We Owe Future Generations?"
Discussant: Steve Sheffrin
3:30 - 4:00 pm Break & Snacks (TLS Room 202)
4:00 - 5:00 pm Presenter: Benjamin Leff
Assistant Professor, American University Washington College of Law
"Federal Regulation of Nonprofit Board Independence: Focus on Independent Stakeholders as a 'Middle Way'"
Discussant: Heather Field

Saturday, March 19, 2011

8:30 - 9:30 am Presenter: Dorothy Brown
Professor of Law, Emory Law School
"Implicit Bias and the Earned Income Tax Credit"
Discussant: Robert Peroni
9:30 - 10:30 am Presenter: David Gamage
Assistant Professor, University of California-Berkeley Law School
"Three Essays on Tax Salience: Market Salience and Political Salience"
Discussant: Neil Buchanan
10:30 - 11:00 am Break (TLS MPR)
11:00 am - 12:00 noon Presenter: Diane Ring
Professor of Law, Boston College Law School
"Backdoor Harmonization?: Implications of the New Era of Tax Information Exchange"
Discussant: Shu-Yi Oei
12:00 noon - 1:00 pm Presenter: Heather Field
Associate Professor, University of California, Hastings College of the Law
"Experiential Learning in a Lecture Class: Exposing Students to the Skill of Giving Useful Tax Advice"
Discussant: Leandra Lederman
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