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Hellerstein’s treatise quoted by New York Court of Appeals

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Distinguished Research Professor & Shackelford Distinguished Professor in Taxation Law Walter Hellerstein’s treatise, State Taxation, was quoted by the New York Court of Appeals in Burton v. New York State Department of Taxation and Finance, in upholding a tax imposed on nonresidents' pro rata share of gains from the deemed asset sale of their S corporation's stock after finding no constitutional bar to taxation of a nonresident's New York-source income from a stock sale.


West publishes article in Washington Monthly

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Associate Professor Sonja R. West has published “Guerrilla Warfare and the Constitution” in Washington Monthly. The article was published 7/1/15.


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Sachs participates in Duke law school seminar

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Alston Chair in Corporate Law Margaret V. Sachs fielded questions from judges about her article, “Superstar Judges As Entrepreneurs: The Untold Story Of Fraud-On-The-Market” at a seminar at Duke University School of Law’s Center for Judicial Studies during June.


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Chapman’s article cited in Supreme Court opinion

Monday, June 29, 2015

Assistant Professor Nathan S. Chapman’sarticle, “Due Process as Separation of Powers” (121 Yale Law Review 1672 (with M. McConnell) (2012)) was cited by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas in his concurring opinion in Johnson v. United States, 576 U.C. ___, slip op. at 18 (2015), in which the Court held that the provision that authorizes "enhanced sentencing" for conduct that "presents a serious potential risk of physical injury to another" is unconstitutionally vague, in violation of the Fifth Amendment Due Process Clause.


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Amann publishes “Commentary on the 2014 Grotius Lecture”

Monday, June 29, 2015

Associate Dean and Woodruff Chair in International Law Diane Marie Amann has published “Commentary on the 2014 Grotius Lecture” in 108 American Society of International Law Proceedings 65 (2015).    

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