In Federal Income Tax class, you learn about topics in federal income taxation of the individual taxpayer, including a consideration of the nature of income, specific statutory exclusions, business and nonbusiness deductions, the treatment of capital gains and losses, and elementary tax accounting
Leon Gabinet practiced law for many years in Portland, Oregon, before coming to Case in 1968. He is the executive director of the Graduate Program in Taxation and coauthor of Tax Aspects of Marital Dissolution (1986, 2d edition 1998). He is a member of the American Law Institute and was invited to the Netherlands as a Cambridge-Tilburg lecturer.
Lisa Peters teaches classes for CORE and Advanced Legal Research and manages the library’s digital repositories. In particular, she aids students and faculty in environmental, tax and business research. She is the library liaison to the Case Western Reserve Law Review. She has been employed at the library since 2000. She holds a JD from Georgetown University Law Center, a MA in philosophy from the University of Illinois, Chicago Circle and a MLS in Library Science from Rutgers University.