J. Clifton Fleming
Ernest L. Wilkinson Chair and Professor of Law

J. Clifton Fleming, Jr., Ernest L. Wilkinson Chair and professor of law, joined the BYU faculty in 1974. Fleming served as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs from 1986 to 1999 and as Associate Dean for Faculty and Curriculum from 1999 to 2004. He was appointed to the Wilkinson Chair in 1998.  In 1985-86, he was Professor-in-Residence in the IRS Chief Counsel's Office in Washington, D.C.

Fleming’s academic and teaching career has spanned the globe.  He has been a Fulbright visiting professor of law at the University of Nairobi, and a visiting professor at the University of Queensland, Central European University in Budapest, Murdoch University School of Law in Perth, and holder of a visiting scholar chair at the University of Florida’s law school. In 2011, he held the Fulbright Distinguished Chair at the Vienna University of Economics and Business, Vienna, Austria.

Professor Fleming teaches courses on US and international tax law, European Union law, and public international law.

Contact: 510 JRCB, BYU Law School, Provo, UT 84602 • (801) 422-2485 • flemingc@lawgate.byu.edu
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Curriculum Vitae: View J. Clifton Fleming's Curriculum Vitae here.
  • JD from George Washington University . Class of 1967.
    Notes Editor, George Washington Law Review; Order of the Coif; Emory University Law and Economics Center, Institute for Law Professors, July 2-18, 1984
  • BS from Brigham Young University. Class of 1964.
Research Interests:
  • Federal Taxation
  • U.S. Income Taxation
  • International and Comparative Taxation
Classes Taught: US Taxation of Foreign Businesses and Investors, Basic Federal Income Taxation, Tax Treaties, Public International Law, Tax Policy, Business Planning, Federal Income Taxation of Corporate Reorganization Transactions, Taxation of U.S. Income of Foreign Businesses and Investors, International Income Taxation