August 23, 2008
Visiting Professor Roberta Mann Kicks Off ENR Fireside Conversation Series August 28
The University of Oregon School of Law’s Environmental and Natural Resources Law Program, along with the University of Oregon’s Environmental Studies Program, begins its “Seeking Sustainable Solutions: A Series of Fireside Conversations on Global Warming 2008-09″ with a talk by Visiting Professor Roberta Mann titled “Do Tax Breaks for Ethanol Reduce Global Warming?”
Professor Mann is a tax, property, and environmental law expert joining us from Widener University School of Law, where she has taught federal income, tax, and property since 1998. Mann earned her M.B.A. and J.D. cum laude from Arizona State University, where she also served as assistant editor of the Arizona State University Law Journal. In 1995, she received her LL.M. in taxation from Georgetown University Law Center.
Professor Mann practiced in the Office of Chief Counsel of the Internal Revenue Service, concentrating primarily on the areas of partnerships, corporate, estate and gift, and natural resources. She also served on the Staff of the Joint Committee on Taxation in U.S. Congress.
The event takes place at 5:00 p.m. Thursday, August 28, at the Bowerman Center for Environmental Law located in Knight Law Center 225. It is free and open to all members of the university community.