Washington and Lee Law Review

Articles from Vol. 74, No. 2, Spring

Between Sin and Redemption: Duty, Purpose, and Regulation in Religious Corporations
Table of ContentsI. Introduction ................................................................... 1043II. Contractarian and Communitarian Approaches ......... 1049A. Contractarianism ..................................................... 1050B. Communitarianism.....................................................
Civil Asset Forfeiture in Virginia: An Imperfect System
Table of ContentsI. Introduction.1296II. History of Civil Asset Forfeiture.1303A. Development.1303B. Different Types of Forfeiture.13051. Administrative Forfeiture.13052. Criminal Forfeiture .13063. Civil Forfeiture.1307C. Beginnings of Abuse.1309III....
Confident Pluralism in Corporate Legal Theory
Writing against the background of the mid-twentieth century's cataclysm of all-encompassing political ideologies, Isaiah Berlin warned that the "notion of the perfect whole, the ultimate solution, in which all good things coexist, seems to be not merely...
Corporate Governance as Moral Psychology
Table of ContentsI. Introduction ................................................................... 1119II. Moral Psychology ........................................................... 1122III. The Moral Matrices of David Millon and Lyman Johnson ................................................................
Corporate Officers as Agents
Table of ContentsI. Introduction ...................813II. Officers and Their Duties...................850III. Liability Frameworks and Standards...................862IV. "Officer" as a Fluid Category...................871V. Implications for Fiduciary...
Corporate Power Is Corporate Purpose II: An Encouragement for Future Consideration from Professors Johnson and Millon
I am honored to participate in this special symposium for two scholars I have long admired. That the work of Lyman Johnson and David Millon should be honored together is fitting, because although each is unique in important ways, what their scholarship...
Effective Compliance with Antidiscrimination Law: Corporate Personhood, Purpose and Social Responsibility
Table of ContentsI. Introduction.1187II. Good Corporate Governance as Corporate Social Responsibility.1192III. Contextualizing: Diversity Discussions vs. Monitoring Compliance with Antidiscrimination Law.1200IV. Compliance and Fiduciary Duty.1203V. Corporate...
Looking Back, Looking Forward: Personal Reflections on a Scholarly Career
Table of ContentsI. Introduction....699II. Shareholder Primacy and Hostile Takeovers.....700III. Shareholder Primacy Today....710A. Shareholder Primacy and Contemporary Corporate Law..711B. Voluntary CSR...724C. Obstacles to Voluntary CSR.......727IV....
Lyman Johnson's Invaluable Contribution to Delaware Corporate Jurisprudence
Table of ContentsI. Introduction...................909II. Lyman Johnson's Contribution to Doctrinal Sensibility...................910A. Rethinking Due Care...................914B. The Modest Business Judgment Rule...................918C. Remembering...
Purposive Loyalty
Table of ContentsI. Introduction .....................................................................881II. Three Strands of Loyalty .................................................884A. Loyalty as the Avoidance of Self-Interested Behavior .....................................................................884B....
Reflecting on Three Decades of Corporate Law Scholarship
Table of ContentsI. Introduction .....................................................................677II. My Entry into the World of Corporate Law Scholarship ......................................................................679III. Collaboration....................................................................685A....
Religious Conceptions of Corporate Purpose
Table of ContentsI. Introduction....813II. Religion Defined...816III. The Historical Linkage of Faith and Work.....819IV. Corporations and Religion.....821V. The Necessarily Religious Understanding of Corporate Purpose....825VI. Repercussions.....832VII....
Repugnant Business Models: Preliminary Thoughts on a Research and Policy Agenda
Table of ContentsI. Introduction .....................................................................973II. Defining Repugnant Business Models ............................981III. Other Types of Business Models .....................................989IV....
Shareholder Wealth Maximization as a Function of Statutes, Decisional Law, and Organic Documents
Table of ContentsI. Introduction .....................................................................939II. Shareholder Wealth Maximization as a Matter of Statutory Corporate Law .............................................945III. Shareholder Wealth...
The Fiduciary Enterprise of Corporate Law
Table of ContentsI. Introduction...791II. Fiduciary Duties and Corporate Law's Fiduciary Enterprise......793III. Corporate Purpose: Loyalty to Whom?.....800IV. Contractualism and the Fiduciary Enterprise.....806V. Conclusion........811I.IntroductionA...
The Life (and Death?) of Corporate Waste
Table of ContentsI. Introduction: Waste's Confusions.1240II. Waste's Origins.1243III. Waste's Emergence.1249A. Compensation.1250B. Charitable Gifts.1261C. Political Donations.1264IV. Waste's Work.1267A. Waste's Frustrations.1267B. Waste's Uses.1275V....
The Next Iteration of Progressive Corporate Law
Table of ContentsI. Introduction..........739II. Moving to the Theory of the Firm........741III. Employees, Not Stakeholders.......748IV. The Need for Structural Corporate Law Reform......761V. Conclusion...........766I. IntroductionCorporate law-in...
The Separation of Corporate Law and Social Welfare
Table of ContentsI. Introduction....767II. The Post-War Corporation.....768III. Conflict and Resolution, 1970-1990.....773IV. The Post-Takeover Era ......780V. The Present Posture .....788I. IntroductionFor three decades, Lyman Johnson and David Millon...
The Shrinking Scope of CSR in UK Corporate Law
Table of ContentsI. Introduction ................................................................... 1002II. The Law Before 1948 ..................................................... 1007III. The Company Law Reforms of 1948 .................................
Tribute to Professor Margaret Howard
From the Classroom to the GardenThe Honorable Neil P. Olack·When the Editor in Chief of the Washington and Lee Law Review invited me to submit a tribute to Professor Margaret Howard, I eagerly accepted the invitation. I knew Margaret was retiring at...
Tribute to Professor Sally Wiant
Laura N. Gasaway·I have known Professor Sarah K. Wiant for more than forty-five years. Our careers have tracked each other's, and we have remained great friends over the years. We met in 1970 at an institute conducted by the American Association of Law...
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