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Student Wins First Prize in 2011 Tax Scholarship Writing Competition


January 5, 2012 -- Michael Behrens ’11 won first prize in the 2011 Tannenwald Writing Competition for his corporate tax paper on Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission entitled "Citizens United, Tax Policy, and Corporate Governance." Behrens, whose paper submission was sponsored by Professor Steven Bank, will receive a cash prize of $5,000.

The writing competition is sponsored by the Theodore Tannenwald, Jr. Foundation for Excellence in Tax Scholarship and The American College of Tax Counsel, and is named after the late Tax Court Judge Theodore Tannenwald, Jr. Law students may submit papers on any federal or state tax-related topic.