Feminist Judgments: Rewritten Tax Opinions – Authors & Cases

Part I: Introduction & Overview

Introduction to the Feminist Judgments: Rewritten Tax Opinions Project

Bridget J. Crawford
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Anthony C. Infanti
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Feminist Judging for Substantive Gender Equality in Tax Law: Changing International and Comparative Constitutional Contexts

Kathleen A. Lahey
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Part II: The Feminist Judgments

United States v. Rickert, 188 U.S. 432 (1903)

Commentary: Chloe Thompson
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Judgment: Grant Christensen
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Lucas v. Earl, 281 U.S. 111 (1930)

Commentary: Francine J. Lipman
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Judgment: Ann M. Murphy
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Welch v. Helvering, 290 U.S. 111 (1933)

Commentary: Nicole Appleberry
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Judgment: Mary Louise Fellows
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United States v. Davis, 370 U.S. 65 (1962)

Commentary: Linda M. Beale
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Judgment: Patricia A. Cain
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Bob Jones University v. United States, 461 U.S. 574 (1983)

Commentary: Elaine Waterhouse Wilson
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Judgment: David A. Brennen
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Manufacturers Hanover Trust Co. v. United States, 775 F.2d 459 (2d Cir. 1985)

Commentary: Mildred Wigfall Robinson
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Judgment: Mary L. Heen
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Estate of Clack v. Commissioner, 106 T.C. 131 (1996)

Commentary: Goldburn P. Maynard Jr.
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Judgment: Wendy C. Gerzog
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Cheshire v. Commissioner, 115 T.C. 183 (2000), aff’d, 282 F.3d 326 (5th Cir. 2002)

Commentary: Michelle Lyon Drumbl
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Judgment: Danshera Cords
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Magdalin v. Commissioner, 96 T.C.M. (CCH) 491 (2008), aff’d, 2010-1 U.S. Tax Cas. (CCH) ¶ 50,150 (1st Cir. 2009)

Commentary: Katherine Pratt
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Judgment: Jennifer E. Bird-Pollan
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O’Donnabhain v. Commissioner, 134 T.C. 34 (2010), acq., 2011-47 I.R.B. 789 (Nov. 21, 2011)

Commentary: Nancy J. Knauer
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Judgment: David B. Cruz
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United States v. Windsor, 133 S. Ct. 2675 (2013)

Commentary: Allison Anna Tait
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Judgment: Ruthann Robson
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