In yet another diversion from our usual theme of reporting tax decisions, we take a minute to note that we may have reached critical mass for tax LL.M. programs. Dean Rasmussen suggests that USC abandoned its plan to open an LL.M. program in taxation because it would not improve potential students job prospects. While the value of an LL.M. in tax is open to debate, I do know of some tax firms that require it to join their practice and many that prefer it. It looks like folks in Los Angeles will have to look north or east to find a quality program.
Read the National Law Journal article here.