Tax Policy

SLN #: 89573
Course Prefix: LAW-791
Course Section: 032
Credit Hours: 1
Instructor(s): Chodorow;Kyl

Course Description:
This course will explore 4 major issues facing the U.S. tax system and the significant reform proposals that have some chance of enactment over the next year. It is co-taught by Professor Chodorow and Senator Jon Kyl. It will meet 8 times for 2 hours. For each reform proposal, Professor Chodorow will assign readings and hold class, after which students will be assigned to different interest groups. Students will be required to write a 3 page position paper on the state of the current law and the proposal at issue. The next week, Senator Kyl and Professor Chodorow will co-teach a class in which the students will further study the current law and proposal and argue for or against the proposal at issue. At the end of the semester, students will write a 5 page paper identifying the proposals they would actually adopt, explaining why they made their choices, and indicating whether and how their opinions shifted as a result of the class.

Federal Income Tax is a pre-requisite for the class.

Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 1
Grading Option: Pass/Fail Only
Graduation Writing Requirement: No
Flexible Writing Requirement: Yes
Skills Requirement: No
Experiential Learning: No
Prerequisite: Federal Income Tax
Special Withdrawal Course: No
Limited Enrollment Number: 12
Final Exam Given: No
Attendance Policy: Per Statement Of Student Policies

* The law school has a policy that Is used To calculate credit hours. Please see the Statement of Student Policies.