Melanie B. Leslie

Yeshiva University - Cardozo Law School

Assistant Professor of Law

55 Fifth Ave.

New York, NY 10003

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (10)

1.

Trusting Trustees: Fiduciary Duties and the Limits of Default Rules

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 94, 2005
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 27 Apr 2005
Melanie B. Leslie
Yeshiva University - Cardozo Law School
Downloads 777 (21,675)
Citation 2

Abstract:

trusts, fiduciary duty, default rules, easterbrook-fischel

2.

Common Law, Common Sense: Fiduciary Standards and Trustee Identity

Cardozo Law Review, Vol. 27, 2006, Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 136
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 28 Oct 2005
Melanie B. Leslie
Yeshiva University - Cardozo Law School
Downloads 528 (38,480)

Abstract:

trust & estates, fiduciary duty

3.

The Wisdom of Crowds? Groupthink and Nonprofit Governance

Florida Law Review, Vol. 62, p. 1179, 2010, Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 276
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 25 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2010
Melanie B. Leslie
Yeshiva University - Cardozo Law School
Downloads 449 (43,118)

Abstract:

self-dealing, duty of loyalty, social norms, behavioral science, conflict of interest

4.

Accidental Inheritance: Retirement Accounts and the Hidden Law of Succession

New York University Law Review, Vol. 89, 2014, Forthcoming, Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 390
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 11 May 2013 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2014
Stewart E. Sterk and Melanie B. Leslie
Yeshiva University - Cardozo Law School and Yeshiva University - Cardozo Law School
Downloads 280 (77,285)

Abstract:

retirement accounts, wills, estates, estate planning, probate

5.

Helping Nonprofits Police Themselves: What Trust Law Can Teach Us About Conflicts of Interest

Chicago-Kent Law Review, Vol. 85, No. 2, p. 551, 2010, Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 304
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 19 Jul 2010
Melanie B. Leslie
Yeshiva University - Cardozo Law School
Downloads 188 (122,701)

Abstract:

Agency Costs, Monitoring, Groupthink, Boards, Conflicts of Interest, Fiduciary Duty, Duty of Loyalty, Self-Dealing, Nonprofit Corporations

6.

In Defense of the No Further Inquiry Rule: A Response to Professor Langbein

William & Mary Law Review, Vol. 47, 2005, Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 135
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 28 Oct 2005
Melanie B. Leslie
Yeshiva University - Cardozo Law School
Downloads 143 (157,510)

Abstract:

fiduciary, no-further-inquiry rule, trustees, Langbein

7.

MERS Litigation -- Brief of Amicus Curiae the Legal Services Center of Harvard Law School and Law Professors in Support of the Appellee

Brooklyn Law School, Legal Studies Paper No. 411
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 08 May 2015 Last Revised: 01 Apr 2016
Harvard Law School, Yeshiva University - Cardozo Law School, Brooklyn Law School, Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 112 (126,765)

Abstract:

MERS, foreclosure, mortgage, deed of trust, title, land, lien, securitization, mortgage electronic registration system, DTC, Depository Trust Company, chain of title, electronic recording, public records, title recording, debt collection, priority, recording, housing crisis, foreclosure crisis, fina

8.

Revisiting the Revolution: Reintegrating the Wealth Transmission System

Boston College Law Review, Vol. 56, 2015, Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 434
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 29 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2014
Melanie B. Leslie and Stewart E. Sterk
Yeshiva University - Cardozo Law School and Yeshiva University - Cardozo Law School
Downloads 68 (229,112)

Abstract:

Trusts, Estates, Probate, Wills

9.

Frustration of Intent in the Wealth Transmission Process

Oñati Socio-Legal Series, Vol. 4, No. 2, 2014,
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 01 May 2014
Melanie B. Leslie
Yeshiva University - Cardozo Law School
Downloads 61 (261,062)

Abstract:

Wills, nonprobate, probate, revocable trusts, retirement accounts, beneficiary designations, testamentary intent, Testamentos, no-testamentario, testamentario, fideicomisos revocables, cuentas de pensiones, designación de herederos, intención testamentaria

10.

Enforcing Family Promises: Reliance, Reciprocity, and Relational Contract

North Carolina Law Review, Vol. 77, No. 2, January 1999
Posted: 04 Jun 2000
Melanie B. Leslie
Yeshiva University - Cardozo Law School

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