George Meade Emory

George Meade Emory


Professor of Law

Biographical Information

Meade Emory earned legal degrees from George Washington University and Boston University.  He served as a professor at University of Iowa College of Law from 1965 to 1970.  After leaving Iowa, he taught at a number of other law schools, including Southern Methodist University, U.C.L.A., New York University, Tulane, and Duke.

Professor Emory returned to Iowa as a visiting professor in 1994.  He then joined the faculty of University of Washington School of Law in 1995, from which he took emeritus status in 2004.  His career focused on taxation, including serving as Assistant to the IRS Commissioner from 1975 to 1977.  He died in 2010.



Meade Emory, "Is There a Future for the Federal Estate Tax: What If There Isn't?" (University of Iowa College of Law 1998)
Emory Meade, Capital Gains Under the 1997 Act (Iowa Law School Continuing Legal Eduation 1997)
Boris Bittker, Meade Emory and William P. Streng, Federal Income Taxation of Corporations and Shareholders: Forms (WG&L 1990)
Meade Emory, Roland L. Hjorth & Dale A. Whitman, Seller Financing of Real Estate Sales 1981 (University of Washington School of Law 1981)
Charles Davenport and Meade Emory, Compendium: Prepared for the Internal Revenue Service Regarding the Tax Treatment of Political Contributions and Groups (Taxation With Representation 1972)

Book Chapters

Meade Emory, "Foreword," in Ipse Dixit: How the World Looks to a Federal Judge (University of Washington Press 2007)


Meade Emory, "Recent Developments - Taxation of Individuals, Partnerships, Estates and Trusts and Exempt Organizations," 38th Ann. Tax Conf. 1 (1992)
Meade Emory, "Recent Developments in the Income Taxation of Individuals, Partnerships, Estates & Trusts," 37th Ann. Tax Conf. 1 (1991)
Meade Emory & Robert A. Warden, "Income Taxation of Distributions by Alaska Native Corporations: An Ambiguity in Need of Clarification," 64 Wash. L. Rev. 551 (1989)
Meade Emory, "The Tax Exempt Status of Communitarian Religious Organizations: An Unnecessary Controversy," 50 Fordham L. Rev. 1085 (1981-1982)
Meade Emory, "Charlie Galvin - A Model for Today's Tax Teacher and Scholar," 32 Sw. L.J. 1063 (1978-1979)
Meade Emory, "The Corman and Mills-Manfield Bills: A Look at Some Major Tax Reform Issues," 29 Tax L. Rev. 1 (1973-1974)
Meade Emory, "Disposition of Installment Obligations: Income Deferral, Thou Art Lost and Gone Forever," 54 Iowa L. Rev. 945 (1968-1969)
Meade Emory, "Tax Court Further Narrows Tax-Free Corporation Separations," 47 Taxes 219 (1969)
Meade Emory, "Installment Method of Reporting Income: Its Election Use and Effect," 53 Cornell L. Rev. 181 (1967-1968)
Meade Emory, "The Early English Income Tax: A Heritage for the Contemporary," 9 Am. J. Legal Hist. 286 (1965)
Meade Emory & Gersham Goldstein, "Federal Income Taxation," 1965 Ann. Surv. Am. L. 209 (1965)