Celebrating 125 Years

Lectures & Events

 
March 2017
Tuesday
28
March
2017
Nico Osteria
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Nico Osteria
1015 North Rush Street
Chicago, Illinois 60611
Wednesday
29
March
2017
Moot Courtroom (A59)
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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Speaker: Kenneth L. Marcus, founder and president of the Louis D. Brandeis Center for Human Rights Under Law
Wednesday
29
March
2017
White and Williams LLP
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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White and Williams LLP
7 Times Square, Suite 2900
New York, New York 10036-6524
30
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31
March
2017
Moot Courtroom (A59)
This is a two-day event
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Approved for 6 hours of in-person CLE credit  |  Webcast live
April 2017
Friday
7
April
2017
CWRU Law School
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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6 hours of in-person CLE credit, pending approval
Thursday
13
April
2017
Moot Courtroom (A59)
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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Speaker: Tim Wu, Professor, Columbia Law School
1 hour of in-person CLE credit, pending approval  |  Webcast live
Wednesday
19
April
2017
The City Club of Cleveland
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
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Kathryn S. Mercer, Professor of Lawyering Skills, Case Western Reserve University School of Law
1 hour of in-person CLE credit, pending approval  |  Webcast live
Thursday
20
April
2017
Moot Courtroom (A59)
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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Speaker: Winnifred Fallers Sullivan, Professor and Chair of the Department of Religious Studies and Affiliate Professor of Law, Indiana University Bloomington
1 hour of in-person CLE credit, pending approval
Monday
24
April
2017
Moot Courtroom (A59)
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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Speaker: Dynda A. Thomas, Partner, Squire Patton Boggs
1 hour of in-person CLE credit, pending approval  |  Webcast live
Friday
28
April
2017
Wyndham Cleveland at PlayhouseSquare
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
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Wyndham Cleveland at PlayhouseSquare
1260 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44115
1 hour of in-person CLE credit, pending approval  |  Webcast live
May 2017
Wednesday
17
May
2017
The City Club of Cleveland
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
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Timothy Webster, Professor of Law, Case Western Reserve University School of Law
1 hour of in-person CLE credit, pending approval  |  Webcast live
Sunday
21
May
2017
CWRU Law School
All-day event
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Webcast live
February 2018
16
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17
February
2018
CWRU Law School
This is a two-day event
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“Gifts, Gafts, Gefts - What Constitutes a “Gift” and a Principled Tax Policy Justification Excluding It from a Donee's Income”
Sponsor
Norman A. Sugarman Scholar-in-Residence Lecture Presented by the Center for Business Law and Regulation
FEB 14, 2006
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location
Moot Courtroom (A59)


  • Why are gifts not taxable income while dollars earned by a taxpayer's hard work and sweat are?

  • Exploring the utility of the existing standard courts employ to determine what a "gift" is and when the recipient must pay a gift tax

Speaker Information
Douglas A. Kahn
Paul G. Kauper Professor of Law at the University of Michigan Law School

Douglas A. KahnDouglas A. Kahn is a leading authority and prolific writer on federal taxation. He is the co-author of two casebooks and the author of several textbooks and journal articles on various tax issues. He serves as the Paul G. Kauper Professor of Law at the University of Michigan Law School, where he has taught various courses on taxation since 1964.
Additional Information
Norman A. SugarmanNorman A. Sugarman '40
First in His Class and a Leader in Philanthropy

The Norman A. Sugarman Scholar-in-Residence Tax Lecture was established in 1976 by a generous gift from Mr. Sugarman, a distinguished alumnus of the School of Law's Class of 1940. Mr. Sugarman graduated first in his class and was elected to the Order of the Coif that year, setting the momentum for a successful career with the IRS and the firm of Baker & Hostetler. The endowment has supported a series of annual lectures on taxation, which since 1984 have been co-sponsored by the Cleveland Tax Institute.

Free and open to the public. Reception following lecture.

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