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Repetti Named Chair of AALS Tax Section

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Newton, MA--BC Law Professor James Repetti was unanimously elected Chair of the Association of American Law Schools (AALS) Tax Section last Thursday at the AALS Annual Meeting in San Francisco. He was previously a member of the Executive Committee of the AALS Tax Section.

Professor Repetti is a well-known scholar of tax law and the author of numerous influential books and articles on taxation. He has acted as a consultant to the Internal Revenue Service and Justice Department, and has appeared as a commentator in publications such as the Christian Science Monitor, Forbes Magazine, the Wall Street Journal and Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly. Professor Repetti cofounded the Boston College Law School Tax Policy Workshop, and has also served the University in a number of capacities, including chairing the Law School Appointments Committee for several years, and serving on the University Provost Search Committee and the Law School Dean Search Committee.

In 1999, Professor Repetti was the first recipient of an award for excellence in teaching, voted upon by the law school student body. He continues to hold an “AV” peer review rating form Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating available to lawyers.

The AALS is a non-profit educational association with 171 member law schools which represents over 10,000 law faculty in the United States. The purpose of the Association is to improve the legal profession through education. The AALS’s Annual Meeting every January is the largest gathering of law faculty in the world with over 3,500 attendees. For more information on the AALS, click here.

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