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University of Delaware - Alfred Lerner College of Business & Economics

Sheldon Pollack

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Title Professor of Law
Email pollack@nospam609b2f48c8314.udel.edu
Office 216 Purnell Hall
Biography

Education

  • Ph.D. in political science, Cornell University, NY
  • J.D., Law School, University of Pennsylvania
  • B.A., University of Rochester, NY

Select Publications

  • “Same-Sex Marriage and Conflict of Law: The ‘Other’ Constitutional Issue,” Georgetown Journal of Law & Public Policy, volume 13, issue 2 (Summer 2015).
  • “Fiscal Citizenship, Progressives, and the Origins of the Modern American State,” 40 Law & Social Inquiry (Winter 2016).
  • “Northwestern Football Players Throw a ‘Hail Mary’ But the National Labor Relations Board Punts: Struggling to Apply Federal Labor Law in the Academy,” (with Daniel V. Johns) 15 Virginia Sports & Entertainment Law Journal (Fall 2015), 74–106.
  • “The First National Income Tax, 1861–1872,” 67 The Tax Lawyer 311–330 (Winter 2014).
  • “Origins of the Modern Income Tax, 1894–1913,” 66 The Tax Lawyer 295–330 (Winter 2013).
  • “Arenas of Federal Tax Policy,” 135 Tax Notes 1499–1514 (June 18, 2012). “Revenge of the 80th Congress,” 129 Tax Notes 819 (November 15, 2010).
  • War, Revenue, and State Building: Financing the Development of the American State (Cornell University Press, 2009).
  • “Constitutional Interpretation from Two Perspectives: Canada and the United States” in Liberal Constitutionalism in Canada and the United States, Stephen L. Newman, ed. (Albany: State University of New York Press, 2004).
  • “Graduate Students, Unions, and Brown University,” (with Daniel V. Johns) 20 The Labor Lawyer 243-56 (Fall 2004).
  • “Tax Professionals Behaving Badly,” (with Jay A. Soled) 104 Tax Notes 201-15 (October 11, 2004).

Awards & Honors

  • President, Faculty Senate, University of Delaware, 2012–2013
  • Chair, Faculty Senate Coordinating Committee on Education, University of Delaware, 2011–2012
  • Director, Legal Studies Program, University of Delaware, 2003 – 2009
  • AAUP Executive Committee and Treasurer, 2003 – 2009
  • Pre-Law Advisory Committee, University of Delaware, 1996-present
  • Planning Committee, Delaware Tax Institute, 2006 – 2008
  • Member: American Political Science Association (APSA), Academy of Legal Studies in Business (ALSB), National Association of Scholars (NAS)

Curriculum Vitae

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