J. Scott Colesanti

Hofstra University - Maurice A. Deane School of Law

Professor of Legal Writing

121 Hofstra University

Hempstead, NY 11549

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (14)

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Trotting Out the White Horse: How the S.E.C. Can Handle Bitcoin's Threat to American Investors

Syracuse Law Review, Vol. 65, 2015, Hofstra Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-02
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 27 Feb 2015
J. Scott Colesanti
Hofstra University - Maurice A. Deane School of Law
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S.E.C., Bitcoin, cryptocurrency, securities regulation, fiat currency

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The Law School Note

Sample Chapter from the Book 'Legal Writing, All Business', by J. Scott Colesanti. Published by Carolina Academic Press[© 2016 J. Scott Colesanti
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 14 Jul 2016
J. Scott Colesanti
Hofstra University - Maurice A. Deane School of Law
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law school Notes; law school scholarship; legal writing

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'Circuit Breakers' and the Mission of Stock Market Stability

Chapman University School of Law NeXus Journal of Law & Policy, Vol. 15, No. 43, Winter 2010, Hofstra Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-42
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 05 Dec 2010
J. Scott Colesanti
Hofstra University - Maurice A. Deane School of Law
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stock exchange, circuit breaker, volatility, markets, Dow Jones Industrial Average

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Wall Street as Yossarian: The Other Effects of the Rajaratnam Insider Trading Conviction

Hofstra Law Review, Vol. 40, 2012, Hofstra Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-01
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 16 Jan 2013
J. Scott Colesanti
Hofstra University - Maurice A. Deane School of Law
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Rajaratnam, SEC, DOJ, Bahara, Rule 10b-5, wiretaps, insider trading

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Laws, Sausages and Bailouts: Testing the Populist View of the Causes of the Economic Crisis

Brooklyn Journal of Corporate, Financial & Commercial Law, Vol. 4, p. 175, 2010, Hofstra Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-36
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 05 Nov 2010
J. Scott Colesanti
Hofstra University - Maurice A. Deane School of Law
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economic crisis, financial crisis, markets, financial regulation, mortgage meltdown, mortgage policy, HUD

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Another Madoff Masquerade?: Questioning 'Securities Fraud' in the Crime and Its Cleanup

St. Louis University Law Journal, Vol. 56, 2012, Hofstra Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-21
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 01 Sep 2012
J. Scott Colesanti
Hofstra University - Maurice A. Deane School of Law
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Madoff, SEC, SIPC, Ponzi Scheme, Rule 10b-5

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Demanding Substance or Form? The SEC's Plain English Handbook as a Basis for Securities Violations

Fordham Journal of Corporate and Financial Law, Vol. 18, 2013, Hofstra Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-11
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 23 May 2013
J. Scott Colesanti
Hofstra University - Maurice A. Deane School of Law
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Plain English Handbook, Securities Exchange Commission, Rule 10b-5, Corporate Disclosure, Dodd-Frank Act, Arthur Levitt

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Not Dead Yet: How New York's Finnerty Decision Salvaged the Stock Exchange Specialist

St. John's Journal of Legal Commentary, Vol. 23, No. 1, Spring 2008, Hofstra Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-24
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 07 Dec 2009
J. Scott Colesanti
Hofstra University - Maurice A. Deane School of Law
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stock exchange, specialist, interpositioning, S.E.C. Rule 10b-5

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In Favor of a 'Bail-In': How a Trillion Dollars Might Be Better Used to Start a Recovery

St. John's Journal of Civil Rights and Economic Development, Vol. 25, Spring 2011, Hofstra Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-14
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 07 Jul 2011
J. Scott Colesanti
Hofstra University - Maurice A. Deane School of Law
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bailout, stock exchange, recovery, Dow Jones Industrial average

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Taking Stock of the S.T.O.C.K. Act

NY Business Law Journal, Volume 16, Winter 2012, Hofstra Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-06
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 13 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 22 Mar 2013
J. Scott Colesanti
Hofstra University - Maurice A. Deane School of Law
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STOCK Act, SEC, Congress, insider trading, Rule 10b-5, President Obama

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Cryptocurrency Meets Bankruptcy Law: A Call for Creditor Status for Investors in Initial Coin Offerings

Hofstra Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2020-08
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 10 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2020
Miriam Albert and J. Scott Colesanti
Hofstra University - Maurice A. Deane School of Law and Hofstra University - Maurice A. Deane School of Law
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Cryptocurrency; bankruptcy; securities

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Chapter VII: Paradise Regained: The Supreme Court Approves the Misappropriation Theory

Fairness, Inc.: The Origins (and Billion-Dollar Bonuses) of Rule 10b-5 as America's Insider Trading Prohibition, Carolina Academic Press, 2018
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 06 May 2018
J. Scott Colesanti
Hofstra University - Maurice A. Deane School of Law
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insider trading, Rule 10b-5, O'Hagan decision

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We'll Know it When We Can't Hear it: A Call for a Non-Pornography Test Approach to Recognizing Non-Public Information

Hofstra Law Review, Vol. 35, No. 2, 2006, Hofstra Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-23
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 07 Dec 2009
J. Scott Colesanti
Hofstra University - Maurice A. Deane School of Law
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insider trading, non-public information, Securities and Exchange Commission

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Other People's Volatility: A Call for Rules that More Equitably Stabilize the Stock Market

University of Daytona Law Review, Vol. 37, 2014, Hofstra Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014-13
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 02 May 2014
J. Scott Colesanti
Hofstra University - Maurice A. Deane School of Law
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stock exchange, Securities and Exchange Commission, circuit breaker, recession, market correction, Crash