USD School of Law Professor Miranda Perry Fleischer's Op-Ed on President Trump's Taxes Published in The Hill

Professor Miranda Perry Fleischer's Op-Ed on President Trump's Taxes Published in The Hill

Professor Miranda Perry Fleischer

SAN DIEGO (October 23, 2020) – University of San Diego (USD) School of Law Professor of Law Miranda Perry Fleischer's op-ed "Donald Trump business taxes threaten the rule of law for all" was recently published in The Hill. Her piece discusses the subject matter of a September article by The New York Times titled "Long-Concealed Records Show Trump's Chronic Losses and Years of Tax Avoidance," which reviewed two decades of President Trump's tax returns. The Times article documents how Trump used a variety of tax positions to minimize taxes, arguing that some were legal and others potentially questionable.

Click here to read the full op-ed by Professor Fleischer, as published in The Hill.

Click here to read the full article that Professor Fleischer responded to from The New York Times.

About Professor of Law Miranda Perry Fleischer

Professor Miranda Perry Fleischer teaches and writes in the areas of income taxation,  wealth transfer taxes, and non-profit law. Fleischer was recently named the 2020-2021 University Professor, and also won USD Law School's 2014-15 Thorsnes Prize for Excellence in Teaching (determined by student vote). Before entering academia, Fleischer practiced as an estate planner at Shaw Pittman LLP and as a litigator at the Institute for Justice, a Washington, D.C.-based public interest group, which piqued her interest in charitable giving.  

About the University of San Diego School of Law

Each year, USD educates approximately 800 Juris Doctor and graduate law students from throughout the United States and around the world.  The law school is best known for its offerings in the areas of business and corporate law, constitutional law, intellectual property, international and comparative law, public interest law and taxation.

USD School of Law is one of the 84 law schools elected to the Order of the Coif, a national honor society for law school graduates.  The law school's faculty is a strong group of outstanding scholars and teachers with national and international reputations and currently ranks 36th nationally among U.S. law faculties in scholarly impact and 22nd nationally in past-year faculty downloads on the Social Sciences Research Network (SSRN). The school is accredited by the American Bar Association and is a member of the Association of American Law Schools. Founded in 1954, the law school is part of the University of San Diego, a private, independent, Roman Catholic university chartered in 1949.


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