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Please join Professor Bridget J. Crawford as she reviews 10 noteworthy law review articles on estate and gift tax law published in 2010. This 22-minute recordingcovers the same material as her article Estate and Gift Tax Law Review Articles You Should Have Read (But Probably Didn’t) in 2010,forthcoming in Tax Notes, and is designed to allow listeners tomulti-task while catching up on some important reading from the prior year. See the abstract here.

Articles Reviewed (in alphabetical order by author’s name):

  • Jeffrey A. Cooper, Ghosts of 1932: The Lost History of Estate and Gift Taxation, 9 Fla. Tex. Rev. 875 (2010).
  • William A. Drennan, Surnamed Charitable Trusts: Immortality at Taxpayers Expense, 61 Ala. L. Rev. 225 (2010).
  • Frances H. Foster, American Trust Law in Chinese Mirror, 94 Minn. L. Rev. 602 (2010).
  • Iris J. Goodwin, How the Rich Stay Rich: Using a Family Trust Company to Secure a Family Fortune, 40 Seton Hall L. Rev. 457 (2010).
  • John H. Langbein, Burn the Rembrandt? Trust Law’s Limits on the Settlor’s Power to Direct Investments, 90 B. U. L. Rev. 375 (2010).
  • Alberto B. Lopez, Re-evaluation of Cy Pres Redux, 78 U. Cin. L. Rev. 1307 (2010).
  • Kelly A. Moore, Previously Taxed Property Credit and the 2035(b) Gross Up, 34 S. Ill. U. L. J. 275 (2010).
  • Kerry A. Ryan, Human Capital and Transfer Taxation, 62 Okla. L. Rev. 223 (2010).
  • Carla Spivack, Why the Testamentary Doctrine of Undue Influence Should Be Abolished, 58 U. Kan. L. Rev. 245 (2010).
  • Stewart E. Sterk, Rethinking Trust Law Reform: How Prudent is Modern Prudent Investor Doctrine?, 95 Cornell L. Rev. 851 (2010).


Playing time: 22:25



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