Skip to main content

Research Canons

Books and articles that are essential to a new academic in various areas of legal inquiry as suggested by contributors to PrawfsBlawg.

Tax Articles

  1. William Andrews, Personal Deductions in an Ideal Income Tax, 86 Harv. L. Rev. 309 (1972) (on non-profit law, tax-exemption and charitable giving; suggested by Miranda). 
  2. Barbara H. Fried, Proportionate Taxation as a Fair Division of the Social Surplus: The Strange Career of an Idea, 19 Econ. &  Phil. 211 (2003) (also available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=432360; suggested by Patrick S. O'Donnell). 
  3. Mark P. Gergen, The Case for a Charitable Contributions Deduction, 74 Va. L. Rev. 1393 (1988) (on non-profit law, tax-exemption and charitable giving; suggested by Miranda). 
  4. Michael J. Graetz, To Praise the Estate Tax, Not to Bury It, 93 Yale L.J. 259 (1983) (for estate tax; suggested by Miranda). 
  5. Mark A. Hall & John D. Colombo, The Donative Theory of the Charitable Tax Exemption, 52 Ohio St. L. J. 1379 (1991) (on non-profit law, tax-exemption and charitable giving; suggested by Miranda). 
  6. Henry Hansmann, The Role of Nonprofit Enterprise, 89 Yale L.J. 835 (1980) (on non-profit law, tax-exemption and charitable giving; suggested by Miranda). 
  7. Edward J. McCaffery, The Uneasy Case for Wealth Transfer Taxation, 104 Yale L. J. 283 (1994) (for estate tax; suggested by Miranda). 
  8. James R. Repetti, Democracy, Taxes and Wealth, 76 N.Y.U. L. Rev. 825 (2001) (for estate tax; suggested by Miranda). 

Tax Books

  1. John D. Colombo & Mark A. Hall, The Charitable Tax Exemption (1995) (suggested by Miranda).
  2. Richard L. Haight, Taxes In Paradise: Developing Basic Income Tax Concepts (2nd ed. 2005) (suggested by Abe Carnow). 
  3. Kathryn G. Henkel, Estate Planning and Wealth Preservation: Strategies and Solutions (1998) (suggested by ScurvyOaks). 
  4. Liam Murphy & Thomas Nagel, The Myth of Ownership: Taxes and Justice (2002) (for a normative and theoretical discussion cognizant of political and policy implications; suggested by Patrick S. O'Donnell).