William S. Blatt

Professor of Law

J.D. 1982, Harvard Law School
A.B. 1978, Dartmouth College

Phone: 305-284-3644
Office: G282

William S. Blatt, Professor of Law, earned an A.B. from Dartmouth College in 1978, and a J.D. from Harvard Law School in 1982. He previously served as legislation counsel for the Joint Committee on Taxation, United States Congress. After law school, Professor Blatt was law clerk to Judge Antonin Scalia, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. Professor Blatt teaches courses in taxation and legislation.

 Publications

Holly River and Magic Mountain: Public Lands Management and the Rediscovery of the "Sacred in Nature", 39 Law & Soc’y Rev. 681 (2005).

What's Special About Meditation? Contemplative Practice for American Lawyers, 7 Harv. Negot. L. Rev. 125 (2002).

Interpretive Communities: The Missing Element in Statutory Interpretation, 95 Nw. U. L. Rev. 629 (2001).

Minority Discounts, Fair Market Value, and the Culture of Estate Taxation, 52 Tax L. Rev. 225 (1997).

The American Dream in Legislation: The Role of Popular Symbols in Wealth Tax Policy, 51 Tax L. Rev. 287 (1996) reprinted in part Paul L. Carson, Grayson M.P. McCough, & Karen C. Burke, Federal Wealth Transfer Tax Anthology 23 (1998).

Phone: 305-284-3644
Office: G282
Faculty Assistant

May, Catherine

Phone: 305-284-3910
Office: G287