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Wilton B. Hyman
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Areas of Expertise
  • Tax Law and Policy
  • Corporate Law
  • Compliance Law
  • Business Law
  • Affirmative Action

Wilton B. Hyman

Professor of Law


LLM, University of Florida College of Law
JD, North Carolina Central University School of Law
BA, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Professional Background

Professor Hyman serves as advisor for the Small Firm Practice concentration and teaches Business Organizations, Business Transactions, Personal Income Taxation, and Taxation of Business Entities. He previously had a sole practice in North Carolina providing consulting and legal advice to small business and nonprofit organizations. He was a visiting faculty member at New England Law in 1994–1995 and an assistant professor at the law school from 1995–1998. He also has taught at North Carolina Central University School of Law. He is the author of articles on tax issues and the black business community.

Selected Publications

2021’s Tax Burden by State, (2021)

3 ways the tax code ‘amplifies’ the racial wealth gap, (2020)

Tax Code Inequities Fuel Call for IRS to Collect Race-Based Data, (2020)

Race, Class and the Internal Revenue Code: A Class-Based Analysis of a Black Critique of the Internal Revenue Code, 35 Capital University Law Review 119 (2006) Reprinted in CRITICAL TAX THEORY: AN INTRODUCTION (Anthony Infanti and Bridget Crawford eds., Cambridge U. Press 2009).

Empowerment Zones, Enterprise Communities, Black Business, and Unemployment , 53 Washington University Journal of Urban and Contemporary Law (1998)