Jan 22, 2020  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog
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LAW 821 - Low Income Taxpayer Clinic I


3 cr hrs

Description This course provides students with first-hand experience representing clients. The course consists of two components: practice and seminar. In the practice component, as student attorneys, course participants will advise, represent, and advocate for low-income taxpayers in their disputes with the Internal Revenue Service. Under the supervision of the course instructor, student attorneys take responsibility for their cases from the initial client interview through the ultimate resolution of the case, including any negotiations with the IRS and any necessary litigation in U.S. Tax Court. The seminar component of the course consists of instruction in professional skills as well as procedural and substantive law encountered in tax controversies. Students who enroll in LAW 821 in the fall are required to enroll in LAW 822 in the spring.

Prerequisites and Corequisites
Prerequisite: LAW 824 - Federal Income Tax  (or may be taken concurrently with LAW 821 and LAW 822)


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