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Stephen Utz

Photo - Stephen Utz Professor Utz teaches Federal Income Taxation, Federal Taxation of Partners and Partnerships, Tax Policy, Federal Taxation of Corporations, and Property at University of Connecticut School of Law. He received a bachelorís degree in philosophy from Louisiana State University (1967), a Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of Cambridge (1977), and a J.D. from the University of Texas (1979), where he graduated with High Honors and was an Articles Editor of the Texas Law Review. After clerking for Judge Joseph T. Sneed of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (1979-1980), he practiced law an associate attorney at Caplin & Drysdale, Chartered, in Washington, D.C. (1980-1983). He has taught at this law school since 1983, with visiting professorships at Trinity College, Hartford (1988, 1990, 1992), the Law Faculty of the University of Aix-Marseille (1995, 2007), New York University School of Law (1996), and the Free University of Berlin (2006-2010, 2012). Professor Utzís writings include the books Federal Income Taxation (Interactive Coursebook)(forthcoming 2013), Inside Tax Law: What Matters and Why (2011), Federal Income Taxation of Partners and Partnerships (1995), and Tax Policy: A Survey and Introduction to the Principal Debates (1993). He has published articles in a variety of law school and professional journals on tax and philosophical topics.