Celebrating 125 Years

Lectures & Events

 
March 2017
Thursday
23
March
2017
Moot Courtroom (A59)
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
/Portals/0/NADevEventsImages/20170323_improving_irs_charity_80.jpg
Philip Hackney, James E. & Betty M. Phillips Associate Professor of Law, LSU Law Center
1 hour of in-person CLE credit, pending approval  |  Webcast live
Tuesday
28
March
2017
Nico Osteria
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
/Portals/0/NADevEventsImages/default_event_image_80.jpg
Nico Osteria
1015 North Rush Street
Chicago, Illinois 60611
Wednesday
29
March
2017
Moot Courtroom (A59)
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
/Portals/0/NADevEventsImages/default_event_image_80.jpg
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
/Portals/0/NADevEventsImages/default_event_image_80.jpg
White and Williams LLP
7 Times Square, Suite 2900
New York, New York 10036-6524
30
-
31
March
2017
Moot Courtroom (A59)
This is a two-day event
/Portals/0/NADevEventsImages/20170330_state_of_our_80.jpg
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
/Portals/0/NADevEventsImages/20170407_legal_challenges_in_80.gif
6 hours of in-person CLE credit, pending approval
Thursday
13
April
2017
Moot Courtroom (A59)
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
/Portals/0/NADevEventsImages/20170413_center_for_cyberspace_80.jpg
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
/Portals/0/NADevEventsImages/20170419_cross_cultural_communications_80.jpg
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
/Portals/0/NADevEventsImages/20170420_banning_bibles_death_80.jpg
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
/Portals/0/NADevEventsImages/20170424_slavery_and_human_80.jpg
Speaker: Dynda A. Thomas, Partner, Squire Patton Boggs
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
/Portals/0/NADevEventsImages/20170517_litigating_world_war_ii_80.jpg
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
/Portals/0/NADevEventsImages/20170521_commencement_80.jpg
Webcast live
February 2018
16
-
17
February
2018
CWRU Law School
This is a two-day event
/Portals/0/NADevEventsImages/default_event_image_80.jpg
“Temporary-Effect Legislation and Fiscal Responsibility”
Sponsor
Norman A. Sugarman Tax Scholar-in-Residence Lecture
presented by the Center for Business Law & Regulation
OCT 9, 2007
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location
Moot Courtroom (A59)

In recent years, Congress has passed an increasing amount of tax legislation that affects the budget for only a limited time ("temporary-effect legislation"). Most analysts have sharply criticized this practice, suggesting it allowed Congress to escape fiscal discipline.

  • Which legislation, "temporary" or "permanent" will facilitate greater fiscal responsibility on the part of the Congress?
  • What are the key factors influencing Congressional budget decision-making?
  • What are the effects of the tax laws they pass?

Speaker Information
George K. Yin
Edwin S. Cohen Distinguished Professor of Law & Taxation and Class of 1966 Research Professor, University of Virginia

George K. YinGeorge Yin has been on the University of Virginia faculty since 1994. From 2003 to 2005, he was Chief of Staff of the Joint Committee on Taxation of the U.S. Congress, one of the most influential tax positions in the country. Prof. Yin has also been on the law faculty of the University of Florida and a visiting professor at NYU, Pennsylvania, and Brigham Young. He practiced law in Washington, D.C. and served as tax counsel to the U.S. Senate Finance Committee.

Prof. Yin previously coordinated for the Senate Finance Committee a major project to reform and simplify the tax laws dealing with corporate-shareholder transactions, including corporate mergers, acquisitions, and reorganizations. From 1994 until 1999, he was reporter to the American Law Institute's federal tax project concerning income taxation of private business enterprises, such as closely held corporations, partnerships, and limited liability companies. He has published numerous articles, book chapters, and other writings on tax policy and taxation. He is a member of the IRS Advisory Council and has been a consultant to a number of organizations, including the American Law Institute, the Department of Treasury, the U.S. Joint Committee on Taxation, the National Commission on Restructuring the IRS, and the U.S. House Committee on Ways and Means.

Prof. Yin earned his J.D. from George Washington University (1977), an M.Ed. in early childhood education from the University of Florida (1972), and a B.A. in mathematics and economics from the University of Michigan (1970).
Additional Information
Browse Lectures
Current LecturesPast Lectures


Get the latest news from CWRU Law directly to your inbox