Itinerary: Login

Virtual Lecture Series
United States Tax Court Non-Attorney
Bar Admissions Exam Prep Program
2020 Testing Cycle
Judicial Coach

Tentative

Saturday, September 16, 2019
  • conference room assignment, call-in number and access code sent via e-mail 1-2 days prior
  • login and convene at 3 pm ET via mobile device with speakers and high-speed Internet service with unlimited e-mail
  • roll call
  • opening remarks, administrative matters, etc.
    • re-introduction to United States Tax Court website, http;//ustaxcourt.gov
      • Discussion: Opinion Reports issued by the US. Tax Court Judiciary
        • Types of reports
        • Applicants' accountability for November 2020 administration of US. Tax Court Exam
      • "Today's Opinion"
        • how to select and read Opinions
        • how to find underlying reference cases
        • how to prepare Briefs of Opinions
          • identifying facts of the case
          • holdings, rulings, and legal reasoning
        • review of sample Opinion Briefs
      • "Opinion Search"
        • Various ways to go about conducting a search for past Opinions
  • break at 4:20 pm ET
  • reconvene at 4:30 pm ET
    • class reading of selected Opinion
    • Opinion analysis
    • Opinion briefing '
    • questions and comments
    • closing remarks
  • class ends promptly at 6 pm ET

Saturday, September 21, 2019
  • conference room assignment, call-in number and access code sent via e-mail 1-2 days prior
  • login and convene at 3 pm ET via mobile device with speakers and high-speed Internet service with unlimited e-mail
  • roll call
  • opening remarks, administrative matters, etc.
    • Federal Tax Evidence & Federal Rules of Evidence
      • comparative overview of Federal Tax Evidence and the FRE
        • FRE Rules that do not apply to Federal tax cases
  • break at 4:20 pm ET
  • reconvene at 4:30 pm ET
    • overview of "Tax Evidence" text by Professor Joni Larson
    • questions and comments
    • closing remarks
  • class ends promptly at 6 pm ET

Saturday, September 28,2019
  • conference room assignment, call-in number and access code sent via e-mail 1-2 days prior
  • login and convene at 3 pm ET via mobile device with speakers and high-speed Internet service with unlimited e-mail
  • roll call
  • opening remarks, administrative matters, etc.
    • Legal Ethics & Professional Responsibility of Lawyers
      • overview of the Ethical Rules of Conduct for Lawyers and their origins
  • break at 4:20 pm ET
  • reconvene at 4:30 ET
    • overview of the Ethical Rules of Conduct for Lawyers (cont.)
    • questions and comments
    • closing remarks
  • class ends promptly at 6 pm ET

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