Alexander N. Sack

Fellow: Awarded 1936

Field of Study: Law

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 10-18-1890

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1935–36:

SACK, ALEXANDER N.:  Appointed for the preparation of a work on the taxation of international and interstate business in its legal aspects, with special reference to Anglo-American conditions; tenure, three months from June 1, 1936.

Born October 18, 1890, in Russia. Education:  Imperial Polytechnic Institute, St. Petersburg, 1907–08; University of Moscow, Dr. Jur., 1911; University of St. Petersburg, L.L.M., 1911. Studies in European universities, 1912–13, 1922, 1925–29.

Assistant Professor of Law, 1917–20, Associate Professor, 1920–21, University of St. Petersburg; Professor of Law, 1927, Institut des Hautes Etudes Internationales; Professor of Law, 1928, Academy of International Law, The Hague; Visiting Professor of Law, 1930–32, Northwestern University School of Law; Visiting Professor, 1932–35, Professor, 1935—, New York University School of Law.

Publications:  (English translations of works published in Russian are starred.) *Peasant Land Bank, 1911; *German and German Capital in Russian Industry, 1914;  *Central Banks—Unions of Banks, 1914; *Financing the Land Reform, 1917; *Russian and Foreign Law on Debentures of Railway Companies, 1917; *Russian Currency in 1914–18, 1918; *State Bankruptcy, Theory and Practice, 1918; *Apportionment of Public Debts in case of Dismemberment of the Debtor State, 1922; Fixing the Gold Value of Money, 1925; Les Éffets des transformations des États sur leurs dettes publiques et autres obligations financières, 1927; Succession aux dettes d’État publiques, 1928. Articles in Revue international française du droit des gens, Weltwirtschaftliches Archiv, Revue d’économie politique, Finanzarchiv, Revue Générale de Droit International Public, Journal du Droit International, Illinois Law Review, University of Pennsylvania Law Review, New York University Law Quarterly Review, Air Law Review, Bulletins of the National Tax Association.