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Article on Constituencies and Control in Statutory Drafting: Interviews with Government Tax Counsels

Shu- Yi Oei and Leigh Osofsky recently published an Article entitled, Constituencies and Control in Statutory Drafting: Interviews with Government Tax Counsels, Tax Law: Tax Law & Policy eJournal (2018). Provided below is an abstract of the Article. Tax statutes… … Continue reading

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New Paper on Tax Legislative Process and Statutory Drafting

Shu-Yi Oei For those readers in search of some light summer reading, Leigh Osofsky (UNC Law) and I have been working on a paper on statutory drafting, entitled “Constituencies and Control in Statutory Drafting: Interviews with Government Tax Counsels.” We … Continue reading

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Estates errors: Common will drafting mistakes part 2

David Mills has seen his fair share of badly drafted wills. David says the legal profession’s fondness for one of the world’s historical languages often causes problems for testators and their beneficiaries. Mills says two Latin phrases: per stirpes and per capita; frequently appear in … Continue reading

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CLE on Step-by-Step Guide to Drafting Wills and Trusts

The National Business Institute is holding a conference entitled, Step-by-Step Guide to Drafting Wills and Trusts, which will be hold on Thursday, September 13, 2018, at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Southfield – Detroit in Southfield, MI. Provided below… … Continue reading

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When to Praise the Machine: The Promise and Perils of Automated Transactional Drafting

Foster, William E. and Lawson, Andrew, When to Praise the Machine: The Promise and Perils of Automated Transactional Drafting (April 11, 2018). South Carolina Law Review, Forthcoming. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3160981 “Recent technological innovations hold the promise of streamlining legal … Continue reading

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