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Mirit Eyal-Cohen
Associate Professor of Law
meyalcohen@law.ua.edu

Mirit Eyal-Cohen

Professor Eyal-Cohen joined the University of Alabama School of Law faculty in 2014. She received Bachelor of Laws (L.L.B.), Master of Laws (L.L.M., Magna cum laude) specializing in tax law, and Master of Arts (History of the Americas) degrees from Tel-Aviv University. In addition, she holds a doctorate in law (S.J.D.) from the University Of California School Of Law (Los Angeles, CA) focused on the development of small business taxation. Prior to teaching, she clerked for the Honorable Mark V. Homes at the United States Tax  Court in Washington, DC. Professor Eyal-Cohen won honors and awards for her research and scholarship, including First Place in the California Supreme Court Historical Society Writing Competition. Her articles are published in top U.S. Law reviews such as Iowa Law Review, Boston College Law Review, Hastings Law Journal, Rutgers Law Journal, California Legal History, and Pittsburgh Tax Review. These articles appeared on the Social Science Research Network (SSRN) Top Ten Download List for several areas, including Regulation, Legislation (Public Law), and Entrepreneurship & Finance. The articles can be downloaded at: http://ssrn.com/author=743955. Her research explores the intersection of tax law, entrepreneurship and small business, particularly with respect to historical, political and public choice aspects of various legal preferences. Professor Eyal-Cohen teaches Corporate Tax (LLM), Personal Income Tax and Entrepreneurship & Tax Policy Seminar.