The Los Angeles Times published an op-ed by Dean Campbell, entitled “Better than the ‘Buffett rule’: Why not raise taxes on capital gains but lower them on income?” In the article, Dean Campbell states, “What we need to do is change the debate from Buffett and his secretary to an explicit debate over investment versus consumption, and which the government should be trying to encourage. The question should be: Do we need to incentivize investment over consumption, or consumption over investment, in today’s economic circumstances?” Read the full op-ed.
The Chapman University community suffered a major loss on June 28 when Fowler School of Law Professor Michael Lang passed away due to complications from a recent stroke. A faculty member since 2002, Professor Lang was the founding director of the law school’s Tax LL.M. program and taught such courses as Federal Income Taxation, Ethics
Robbie Munoz (JD ’20) was an amateur boxer training to qualify for the U.S. Olympic boxing team trials in 2008 when he suffered a knee injury. He underwent what should have been a standard procedure to repair it, but the surgeon ended up operating on the wrong knee. The resulting damage meant Munoz’s budding athletic