Richard D. Hobbet

Professor of Law, 1968-1975


Richard Hobbet taught classes related to income and corporate taxation.  His first job after law school was as a trial attorney for the IRS in the Chicago area.  After leaving the IRS in 1954 he was in general practice until 1968, when he joined the Duke Law faculty.

While Hobbet was a Duke Law professor he published articles on corporations and taxation, and co-authored the Tax Notes section of the 1972 and 1973 editions of Nichols Cyclopedia of Legal Forms.  He was also a consultant for the North Carolina General Statutes Commision from 1971 to 1974.

Hobbet completed both his undergraduate and law degrees at the University of Iowa in 1949 and 1951.  Hobbet became a faculty member of the Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University in 1976.  He continued to teach classes on taxation.  In 1984 Hobbet became an adjunct professor of law at the University of San Diego.  He died in California in 2009.

Sources:

Duke University, School of Law, Bulletin of Duke University School of Law [serial]

1976 AALS Directory of Law Teachers 478

1983-1984 AALS Directory of Law Teachers 368

Lexis Advance, Litigation Profile Suite, (Attorney search, Hobbet, Richard D.).

Courses Taught

Corporate Taxation

Estate and Gift Taxation

Foreign Income Taxation

Personal Income Tax

Personal Income Tax Practice

Seminar in Tax Exempt Organizations

Income Taxation of Partnerships, Estates, and Trusts