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A Defense Of The Corporate Law Duty Of Care, Julian Velasco Apr 2015

A Defense Of The Corporate Law Duty Of Care, Julian Velasco

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Most people would acknowledge the importance of the duty of loyalty, but the same is not true of the duty of care. Historically, the corporate law duty of care has been underenforced at best, and arguably unenforced entirely. Some scholars do not consider the duty of care to be a fiduciary duty at all, and there are those who would do away with it entirely. In this paper, I intend to provide a comprehensive defense of the corporate law fiduciary duty of care. I hope to show that the duty of care is not simply an ill-fitting appendage to the ...


Reorganization Of The Federal Judiciary, Thomas Frank Konop Jan 1937

Reorganization Of The Federal Judiciary, Thomas Frank Konop

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This article examines the controversy the Supreme Court have declaring unconstitutional several acts of Congress by striking social and beneficial laws from the statute books. The Supreme Court in effect told the American people that because of the Constitution their representatives could not pass these laws. It is the Supreme Court that is usurping the power of Congress and the President. It is the Supreme Court that has been destroying laws passed by Congress for a better life, more liberty and equality; social justice, and pursuit of happiness of one hundred thirty million people. This article favors the President's ...


A Great Opportunity For Lawyers, Thomas Frank Konop Jan 1933

A Great Opportunity For Lawyers, Thomas Frank Konop

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The lawyer-statesmen who drafted our Constitution had a greater task. The lawyer-statesmen who piloted us through a Civil War, through a Reconstruction Period, and through the World War, had equally difficult problems. Will the lawyer of today assume a leadership? Will he assume a duty and a responsibility for service? Will he heed an op- portunity and thus bring a lasting tribute to the profession?