MEDIA ADVISORY: "Faith, Fairness & Taxes" event to highlight tax reform and justice

University of Alabama School of Law Professor Susan Pace Hamill to serve as keynote speaker

WHO: The NC Justice Center, Wake Forest University School of Divinity, Institute for Public Engagement at Wake Forest University, and the North Carolina Council of Churches
WHAT: “Faith, Fairness & Taxes”
WHEN: Monday, March 18, 12:00 p.m.
WHERE: Benson Student Center (401 B & C), Wake Forest University

RALEIGH (February 27, 2013) - In light of current discussions around changing the state tax code, exactly who will be affected by proposals is of paramount importance to the overall fairness of the tax system.

On Monday, March 18, faith leaders, theologians, divinity students and advocates will join together for a discussion at Wake Forest University on “Faith, Fairness & Taxes.”

Professor Susan Pace Hamill of the University of Alabama School of Law and a nationally recognized leader on faith and fair taxation will serve as the keynote speaker. Hamill has served as Professor of Law at the university since 1994, focusing on tax law, business, and ethics. She has a J.D. from Tulane University and a masters in theological studies from the Beeson Divinity School at Samford University, and has been featured in the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal for her work on state and local tax law, and how it relates to faith.


FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: Alexandra Forter Sirota, Budget & Tax Center Director,, 919.861.1468; Jeff Shaw, Director of Communications,, 503.551.3615 (cell).