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2000

Seattle University School of Law

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Delaware Corporation Law And Transaction Cost Engineering, Charles O'Kelley Jan 2000

Delaware Corporation Law And Transaction Cost Engineering, Charles O'Kelley

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Professor O’Kelley believes that a very good way to teach Corporations is to structure the course around a core goal – to teach Delaware corporate law systematically – not just bits and pieces of it, but the entire system, much the way the teaching of constitutional law is approached. This essay is an elaboration of his reasoning and strategies, organized as a presentation and discussion of the core rationales for organizing the course in this way. The first justification flows axiomatically from the following proposition: we create value for many of our students, and harm none, by giving them an opportunity ...


Foreword: The Many Passions Of Teaching Corporations, Charles O'Kelley Jan 2000

Foreword: The Many Passions Of Teaching Corporations, Charles O'Kelley

Faculty Scholarship

Teachers of Corporations share a passion for their subject and consider this first course in the business law curriculum to have fundamental importance for all law-trained professionals. Seemingly, however, we agree on little else, including the substantive focus of the course, the nature of the course materials, and the insights that teachers should convey. In fact, Corporations differs dramatically from school to school. Some teachers focus substantial attention on unincorporated business associations, while others cover only corporation law. Some who teach exclusively about the corporation emphasize closely held firms, while others highlight the law related to publicly traded entities. Likewise ...