Tessa Davis

University of South Carolina School of Law

Associate Professor

1525 Senate Street

Columbia, SC 29208

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

14

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1,116

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Scholarly Papers (14)

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Reproducing Value: How Tax Law Differentially Values Fertility, Sexuality & Marriage

Cardozo Journal of Law and Gender 19 Cardozo J. of L. and Gender 1 (2012)
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 17 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 23 Mar 2018
Tessa Davis
University of South Carolina School of Law
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Taxation, Sexuality, Fertility, Gender, Discrimination

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Freezing the Future: Elective Egg Freezing and the Limits of the Medical Expense Deduction

Kentucky Law Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 21 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2018
Tessa Davis
University of South Carolina School of Law
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Tax, Tax Policy, Fertility, Egg Freezing, Artificial Reproductive Technologies, Medical Care, §213

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Keeping the Welcome Mat Rolled-Up: Social Justice Theorists’ Failure to Embrace Adverse Possession as a Redistributive Tool

Journal of Transnational Law & Policy, Vol. 20, p. 73, 2010
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 18 Jul 2012
Tessa Davis
University of South Carolina School of Law
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Adverse Possession, Human Rights, Property

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The Tax-Immigration Nexus

94 Denv. L. Rev. 195 (2017)
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 08 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 18 Jun 2017
Tessa Davis
University of South Carolina School of Law
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citizenship, tax, tax policy, residence, international law, law and society, immigration

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Taxing Choices

FIU Law Review (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 25 Feb 2022 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2022
Tessa Davis
University of South Carolina School of Law
Downloads 66 (456,068)

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tax, tax policy, duress, contract, bias

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Brief of Amici Curiae Tax Law Professors Tessa Davis and Clint Wallace in Support of Respondent (SC DOR)

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 25 Oct 2021
Clint Wallace and Tessa Davis
University of South Carolina School of Law and University of South Carolina School of Law
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tax law, sales tax, use tax, sales and use tax, amazon, retroactive, Wayfair, Quill, nexus, state and local tax, South Carolina

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Taking International Law at Its Word and Its Spirit: Re-Envisioning Responsibility to Protect as a Binding Principle of International Law

Florida State University Law Review, Vol. 38, 2011
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 17 Jul 2012
Tessa Davis
University of South Carolina School of Law
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Responsibility to Protect, Genocide, International Law, Human Rights, Sovereignty

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A Human Capital Theory of Alimony and Tax

George Mason Law Review, Vol. 25, No. 2, 2018
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 23 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 16 Jul 2018
Tessa Davis
University of South Carolina School of Law
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Tax, Tax policy, Family law, Alimony, Human capital, Internal Revenue Code, Maintenance, Support

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Mapping the Families of Tax

Virginia Journal of Social Policy and the Law, Vol. 22, No. 2 (2014)
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 11 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2016
Tessa Davis
University of South Carolina School of Law
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taxation, family law, tax policy

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Tax and Social Context: Legal Fictions within Tax

Savannah Law Review, American Legal Fictions Symposium 4 Sav. L. Rev. 31 (2017)
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 06 Oct 2021
Tessa Davis
University of South Carolina School of Law
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tax, tax policy, legal fictions

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Lost in Doctrine: Particular Social Group, Child Soldiers, and the Failure of U.S. Asylum Law to Protect Exploited Children

38 FLA. ST. U. L. REV. 653 (2011)
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 19 Jun 2017
Tessa Davis
University of South Carolina School of Law
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asylum, refugee, child soldier, human rights, particular social group,

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Taxing the Cyborg

Oregon Law Review, 2023
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 04 Oct 2021 Last Revised: 23 Mar 2022
Tessa Davis
University of South Carolina School of Law
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Tax, Cyborg, CRISPR, social genomics, science and technology, body, gene editing, gene therapy, law and society

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The Inherent Bias of Income

Posted: 22 Jun 2020
Tessa Davis
University of South Carolina School of Law

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tax, tax policy, income, income tax, fairness, equity, bias

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Morrissey v. U.S. and the IRS's Attack on Reproductive Choice

Posted: 30 Oct 2017
Tessa Davis
University of South Carolina School of Law

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tax, tax policy, fertility, gender, heteronormative, constitutional law