Daniel Hemel

Professor of Law, New York University
Chapter Member: New York City SSN
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About Daniel

Hemel’s research focuses on taxation, innovation, and administrative law. His current projects examine the effect of tax expenditures on inequality, the distributional consequences of international intellectual property rules, and the investment strategies of nonprofit organizations. Before joining the faculty at the University of Chicago Law School, he was a law clerk to Associate Justice Elena Kagan on the U.S. Supreme Court and served as visiting counsel at the Joint Committee on Taxation.


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Opinion: "Trump's Actions on Pandemic Relief Aren't Illegal. They're Just Ineffective ," Daniel Hemel, The Washington Post, August 10, 2020.
Quoted by Morgan Chalfant and Brett Samuels in "Trump Leans Into Executive Action, Looking for 2020 Boost ," The Hill, August 6, 2020.
Quoted by Andrew Keshner in "Harvey Weinstein’s Accusers Will Likely Have to Pay a Hefty Tax Bill on Any Settlements," MarketWatch, January 8, 2020.
Quoted by Naomi Jagoda in "Treasury, IRS Set to Miss Subpoena Deadline on Trump Tax Returns," The Hill, May 17, 2019.
Opinion: "The Surprising Place Mueller Found Resistance to Trump ," Daniel Hemel (with Eric Posner), The New York Times, April 23, 2019.
Opinion: "Barr is Wrong: Obstruction of Justice Doesn’t Require Another Underlying Crime," Daniel Hemel, The Washington Post, March 26, 2019.
Opinion: "What Happens if Ruth Bader Ginsburg Remains Too Sick to Work?," Daniel Hemel, Politico, January 16, 2019.
Opinion: "Insurance Companies Should be Required to Cover In Vitro Fertilization," Daniel Hemel, The Washington Post, November 15, 2018.
Opinion: "Two Little-Known Ways GOP Tax Bill Would Make Chasm between Rich and Poor even Wider," Daniel Hemel, The Conversation, December 4, 2017.
Opinion: "There’s a Quick and Easy Way To See Trump’s Tax Returns," Daniel Hemel, Washington Post, April 11, 2017.
Opinion: "4 Ways States Can Prevent the Affordable Care Act from ‘Exploding’," Daniel Hemel (with Tom Baker), Vox, April 5, 2017.
Opinion: "The Progressive Case against Filibustering Neil Gorsuch," Daniel Hemel (with David Herzig), Vox, April 4, 2017.
Opinion: "How ‘Price Discrimination’ Helps Less Affluent Countries," Daniel Hemel (with Lisa Larrimore Ouellette), Wall Street Journal, March 20, 2017.
Opinion: "The G.O.P. Health Care Plan’s Fatal Flaw," Daniel Hemel (with David Herzig), New York Times, March 16, 2017.
Opinion: "How Antonin Scalia’s Ghost Could Block Donald Trump’s Wall," Daniel Hemel (with Jonathan Masur and Eric Posner), New York Times, January 25, 2017.