George W. Dent

Case Western Reserve University School of Law

Professor of Law

11075 East Boulevard

Cleveland, OH 44106-7148

United States

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Scholarly Papers (21)

The Essential Unity of Shareholders and the Myth of Investor Short-Termism

Delaware Journal of Corporate Law (DJCL), Vol. 35, No. 1, 2010, Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010-11
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 25 Feb 2010
George W. Dent Jr.
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
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Abstract:

Delaware, Journal, Corporate, Law, Berle, Means, Berle and Means, shareholder, power, goal, Sarbanes-Oxley

The Essential Unity of Shareholders and the Myth of Investor Short-Termism

35 Delaware Journal of Corporate Law 97 (2010), Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-22
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 20 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2014
George W. Dent Jr.
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
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Citation 1

Abstract:

director primacy model of corporate governance, CEO domination, shareholder primacy, board of independent directors, shareholder control, investor voice, (inter)shareholder conflicts, investor behavior, investor protection

2.

Civil Rights for Whom?: Gay Rights versus Religious Freedom

Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 06-16
Number of pages: 102 Posted: 20 Sep 2006
George W. Dent Jr.
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
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Homosexuality, Religion, Civil Rights

3.

No Difference?: An Analysis of Same-Sex Parenting

Ave Maria Law Review, Forthcoming , Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2011-11
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 31 May 2011
George W. Dent Jr.
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
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Abstract:

biological family, traditional marriage, married biological parents, same-sex marriage, same-sex parents, children’s rights, Convention on the Rights of the Child, children’s sexuality, durability and fidelity, assisted reproduction, adoption, parent and child

4.

Straight is Better: Why Law and Society May Legitimately Prefer Heterosexuality

Texas Review of Law & Politics, Vol. 15, p. 359, 2011, Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010-22
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 28 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 25 Aug 2011
George W. Dent Jr.
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
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Abstract:

Heternormativity, Homosexuality, Heterosexuality, Marriage, Family, Discrimination, Moral Judgments, Catholic Natural Law

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Business Lawyers as Enterprise Architects

64 The Business Lawyer 279 (2009), Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-25
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 10 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2014
George W. Dent Jr.
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
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Abstract:

Value Creation by Business Lawyers, Legal Skills and Asset Pricing by Ronald Gilson, Transaction cost engineers, Enterprise architects, Business lawyers, Profession, Job skills, Job knowledge, Business law practice

Corporate Governance Without Shareholders: A Cautionary Lesson From Non-Profit Organizations

Delaware Journal of Corporate Law (DJCL), Forthcoming, Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-15
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 28 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2015
George W. Dent Jr.
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
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Abstract:

corporate governance, non-profit organizations, director primacy, shareholder primacy, boards of directors, NPO governance

Corporate Governance Without Shareholders: A Cautionary Lesson from Non-Profit Organizations

Delaware Journal of Corporate Law (DJCL), Vol. 39, No. 1, 2014, Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014-34
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 18 Aug 2014
George W. Dent Jr.
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
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Delaware, Journal, Corporate, Law, allocation, power, shareholders, directors, George W. Dent Jr., Shareholder primacy, director primacy

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Academics in Wonderland: The Team Production and Director Primacy Models of Corporate Governance

44 Houston Law Review 1213 (2008), Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-21
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 19 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2014
George W. Dent Jr.
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
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Citation 3

Abstract:

Team production model of corporate governance, director primacy model of corporate governance, mediating model of corporate governance, CEO domination, shareholder primacy, board of independent directors, mediating hierarchs, shareholder control, investor voice

8.

Stakeholder Governance: A Bad Idea Getting Worse

Case Western Reserve Law Review, Vol. 48, 2009, Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-9
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 28 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2014
George W. Dent Jr.
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
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Abstract:

Corporate Governance, Stakeholder, Capitalism, Kent Greenfield, Timothy Glynn, Shareholder Primacy

9.

Race, Trust, Altruism and Reciprocity

Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 05-7
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 16 Mar 2005
George W. Dent Jr.
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
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Citation 1

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Trust, Altruism, Reciprocity, Economic models of "rational" human, Cooperation, Race, Race relations, Racial equality, Racial preferences, Social Welfare, Education, Job Training, Taxes, Criminal Law, and Immigration

Why Legalized Insider Trading Would Be a Disaster

Delaware Journal of Corporate Law (DJCL), Vol. 38, p. 247, 2013
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 22 Aug 2013
George W. Dent Jr.
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
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Abstract:

Delaware, Journal, Corporate, Law, Insider Trading

Why Legalized Insider Trading Would Be a Disaster

Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-36
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 03 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2013
George W. Dent Jr.
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
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Abstract:

legalized insider trading, insider trading, stock markets, insider information, public investors, Henry Manne, equity financing, corporate governance, securities

11.

Families We Choose? Visions of a World Without Blood Ties

Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2011-12
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 21 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2011
George W. Dent Jr.
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
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traditional families, biological families, blood ties, “families we choose”, same-sex marriage, free love, parents and gender, artificial reproduction, Plato, The Kids Are All Right, Brave New World, The Handmaid’s Tale

12.

Corporate Governance: The Swedish Solution

Florida Law Review, Vol. 364, 1633, (2012), Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 06 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2014
George W. Dent Jr.
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
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Abstract:

corporate governance, Sweden, United States, United Kingdom, shareholders, Corporate Governance Code (Sweden), Annual General Meeting, CEOs, conflicts of interest

13.

Corporate Governance: Still Broke, No Fix in Sight

Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 05-22
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 16 Aug 2005
George W. Dent Jr.
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
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Citation 2

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Corporate Governance, Public Companies, Ownership, Control, Reform

14.

A Defense of Proxy Advisors

2014 Michigan State Law Review 1287, Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014-13
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 17 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2015
George W. Dent Jr.
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
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Proxy Voting, Institutional Investors, Wall Street Rule, Proxy Advisors

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Perry v. Schwarzenegger: Is Traditional Marriage Unconstitutional?

Engage: The Journal of the Federalist Society Practice Groups, Vol. 12, No. 3, November 2011, Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-1
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 09 Jan 2012
George W. Dent Jr.
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
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Perry v. Schwarzenegger, Proposition 8, marriage, traditional marriage, California, same-sex marriage

To Promote Marriage and the Natural Family

International Journal for the Jurisprudence of the Family, Forthcoming , Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-26
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 16 Jul 2012
George W. Dent Jr.
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
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traditional marriage, natural family, unmarried parents, unwed mothers, illegitimacy, divorce, inequality, intergenerational justice, sex education, tax credits for children, employer parental benefits

To Promote Marriage and the Natural Family

International Journal of the Jurisprudence of the Family, Forthcoming
Posted: 12 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2014
George W. Dent Jr.
Case Western Reserve University School of Law

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Horatio Alger with Affirmative Action: Review of My Beloved World, by Sonia Sotomayor

Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-8
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 24 Feb 2013
George W. Dent Jr.
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
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My Beloved World, Sonia Sotomayor, autobiography, book review, affirmative action, racial preferences, Supreme Court Justice

18.

For Optional Federal Incorporation

35 Journal of Corporation Law 499 (2010), Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-31
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 24 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2014
George W. Dent Jr.
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
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Abstract:

Corporations, Chief Executive Officer, Corporate Governance, Board of Directors, Delaware Corporate Law, Shareholders’ rights, Efficiency, Choice of jurisdiction, Federal Incorporation, Share Value

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Toward Improved Intellectual Diversity in Law Schools

Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-18
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 12 Sep 2013
George W. Dent Jr.
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
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Law School, Diversity, Ideas, Intellectual Diversity, Viewpoint Diversity, Conservative, Politically Incorrect

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Meaningless Marriage

Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-12
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 21 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2016
George W. Dent Jr.
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
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Abstract:

Obergefell v. Hodges, Marriage, Biological family, Social function, Legal function of marriage

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Secularism and the Supreme Court

Brigham Young University Law Review, Vol. 1, 1999
Posted: 27 Apr 1999
George W. Dent Jr.
Case Western Reserve University School of Law

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