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Browsing Texas Tech University School of Law by Author "Hatfield, Michael"

Browsing Texas Tech University School of Law by Author "Hatfield, Michael"

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  • Hatfield, Michael (New York University Annual Survey of American LawNew York University Annual Survey of American Law, 2009)
    This article addresses whether the court system should force a citizen to participate in jury duty even if the citizen refuses to serve on a jury for deeply held and unconditional religious beliefs. Professor Hatfield ...
  • Hatfield, Michael (Northwestern University Law Review Colloquy, 2010)
    This paper is a reply to Robert K. Vischer’s article, Professionalizing Moral Engagement (A Response to Michael Hatfield), and W. Bradley Wendel’s article, Deference to Clients and Obedience to Law: The Ethics of the Torture ...
  • Hatfield, Michael (CALI eLangdell Press, 2011)
    This chapter’s objective is to raise interesting tax ethics issues in practical contexts. There are notes and questions to prompt and guide discussions, and primary source materials to inform classroom discussions (e.g., ...
  • Hatfield, Michael (Lewis & Clark Law Review, 2006)
    On August 1, 2002, then Assistant Attorney General Jay S. Bybee signed for President Bush a memorandum of law concluding that some torture was not necessarily illegal if the President ordered it. This Essay examines how ...
  • Hatfield, Michael (Texas Tech Law Review, 2007)
    2005-2006 Survey of Fifth Circuit tax cases.
  • Hatfield, Michael (Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics, & Public Policy, 2006)
    This Article is enough to ruin many Thanksgiving family dinners. It is about American religion, politics, and taxes. Mostly it is about taxes. As the author will explain, this is what sets it apart from the contemporary ...
  • Hatfield, Michael (Florida Tax Review, 2012)
    Legal Ethics and Federal Taxes, 1945-1965: Patriotism, Duties and Advice provides a timely historical review of legal ethics and federal taxes. Focusing on the first two decades of the modern income tax (1945-1965), the ...
  • Hatfield, Michael (South Central Review, 2007)
    "Legitimacy, Identity, Violence and the Law": Connecting the international publicity surrounding American torture to reductions in America's international political legitimacy, this essay explores how the legitimacy of the ...
  • Hatfield, Michael (Baylor Law Review, 2007)
    This Article clarifies why under Texas law an individual named as executor in a will has the right to offer the will for probate and otherwise appear in a probate court without hiring a lawyer. This Article first provides ...
  • Hatfield, Michael (Northwestern University Law Review Colloquy, 2009)
    What is the effect of legal education and practice on lawyers’ moral reasoning? Lawyers are professionalized in a manner that undermines moral reasoning skills, which, in turn, affects their professional behavior. The ...
  • Hatfield, Michael (LexisNexis, 2007)
    In this document, Michael Hatfield, a Professor of Law at the Texas Tech University School of Law, and Thomas M. Featherston, Jr., a Mills Cox Professor of Law at Baylor Law School, provide sample answers to practice ...
  • Hatfield, Michael (Florida Tax Review, 2011)
    This Essay addresses the increasingly common social situation in which tax lawyers are confronted with tax protester arguments and similar anti-tax system comments. This Essay seeks to place these conversations in a greater ...
  • Hatfield, Michael (2011-09-05)
    The recent American Bar Association Section of Taxation debate on standards of advice and disclosure is not new among tax lawyers. The legal ethics literature reports tax lawyers discussing these issues in the 1950s and ...