100 Years Under the Income Tax – Chicago, IL 

On April 5, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois, Northwestern University School of Law Tax Program and the Northwestern University Law Review will host a symposium on the income tax, on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the Sixteenth Amendment .

The symposium will consider not only the history and future of income as a tax base, but also its effect and future impact on various legal, social and political institutions. Topics of particular interest would include:
- The effect of the income tax on other substantive areas of law, including property, business associations, marital property law, and contracts;
- The effect of the income tax on social institutions including marriage, and other family relations;
- The effect of the income tax on the ways in which capital is accumulated and transferred.

Preference will be given to unpublished works near completion; abstracts of no less than 750 words of works in progress may also be considered. Please submit drafts as PDF documents no later than October 15, 2012 to: Prof. Charlotte Crane,

General inquiries regarding the conference should be directed to Charlotte Crane at the above address, or Michael Cooper at
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