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New Book Symposium Feb. 8 On 100 Million Unnecessary Returns by YLS Professor Michael Graetz


The Lillian Goldman Law Library will host a New Book Symposium on Friday, February 8, to discuss Yale Law School Professor Michael J. Graetz’s new book, 100 Million Unnecessary Returns: A Simple, Fair, and Competitive Tax Plan for the United States.

Graetz is the Justus S. Hotchkiss Professor of Law at Yale Law School, and he publishes frequently on the subject of federal taxation. At the symposium, he will lay out his proposal for restructuring the U.S. tax system, and the following participating panelists will respond:  Rosanne Altshuler, associate professor of economics at Rutgers University; Alex Raskolnikov, associate professor of law at Columbia University; and David Wessel, economics editor at The Wall Street Journal. John Nann, Associate Librarian for Reference and Instructional Services at Yale Law School, will moderate the discussion. Attendees will have an opportunity to ask questions.

The symposium is free and open to the public.  It will be held from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. in Room 129. A reception will follow in the Alumni Reading Room.

Click here to access a 15-minute podcast of Professor Graetz discussing 100 Million Unnecessary Returns.