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Tax and Time: On the Use and Misuse of Legal Imagination

Anthony C. Infanti


In daily life and in tax law, time is taken for granted as something that is ever present but beyond our control. Time moves endlessly and relentlessly forward, constantly slipping from our grasp. But what if life were more like science fiction? What if we could, at will, move through time to alter its course? Or what if we could harness time by turning it into an exchangeable commodity, truly using time as money? In fact, there is no need to open a novel or watch a film to experience time travel or to see time used as a medium of exchange. As Tax Time demonstrates through accessible explanati ... More

Keywords: tax, law, time, imagination, injustice

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2022 Print ISBN-13: 9781479800346
Published to NYU Press Scholarship Online: May 2022 DOI:10.18574/nyu/9781479800346.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Anthony C. Infanti, author
University of Pittsburgh

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