Tax Legal Scholarship to 1970

50 Pages Posted: 5 Aug 2014 Last revised: 26 Dec 2014

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Terrance O'Reilly

Willamette University - College of Law

Date Written: September 9, 2014


This article examines the evolution of method and styles in tax legal scholarship from 1913 through the 1960s. It focuses on legal scholarship published in law reviews. Section I provides some numerical measures of trends in early and mid-twentieth century tax legal scholarship. Section II is a brief survey of significant casebooks and treatises during the period examined. Section III looks at the development of tax legal scholarship through the 1960s, emphasizing trends in style and method.

Keywords: tax law scholarship, legal scholarship, citations

JEL Classification: K34, H20, B40

Suggested Citation

O'Reilly, Terrance, Tax Legal Scholarship to 1970 (September 9, 2014). Virginia Tax Review, Vol. 34, No. 2, 2014, Available at SSRN:

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