Gregory S. Crespi

Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law

P.O. Box 750116

Dallas, TX 75275

United States

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Scholarly Papers (37)

1.

Choice of Law in Veil Piercing Litigation: Why Courts Should Discard the Internal Affairs Rule and Embrace General Choice of Law Principles

New York University Annual Survey of American Law, Vol. 64, pp. 85-128, 2008, SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 00-27
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 17 Dec 2008
Gregory S. Crespi
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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Should We Defuse the 'Tax Bomb' Facing Lawyers Who Are Enrolled in Income-Based Student Loan Repayment Plans?

SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 225
Number of pages: 138 Posted: 08 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 10 May 2016
Gregory S. Crespi
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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Will the Income-Based Repayment Program Enable Law Schools to Continue to Provide 'Harvard-Style' Legal Education?

SMU Law Review, Vol. 67, No. 1, 2014, SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 264
Number of pages: 170 Posted: 07 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2016
Gregory S. Crespi
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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Why Are 99% of the Applications for Debt Discharge under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program Being Denied, and Will This Change?

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 06 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2019
Gregory S. Crespi
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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The Obama Administration's New 'REPAYE' Plan for Student Loan Borrowers: Not Much Help for Law School Graduates

SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 226
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 11 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 11 May 2016
Gregory S. Crespi
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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Green Cards for Foreign House Buyers: A Way to Help Stabilize Housing Prices

Tulsa Law Review, Forthcoming, SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 00-45
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 21 May 2009 Last Revised: 25 May 2015
Gregory S. Crespi
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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Teaching Contract Law: Introducing Students to a Critical Perspective Through Discussion of Indentured Servitude and Sharecropper Contracts

SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 230
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 11 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2016
Gregory S. Crespi
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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Will the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program Ever Forgive Any Loans?

SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 361
Number of pages: 87 Posted: 01 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2017
Gregory S. Crespi
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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Teaching About Economic Efficiency in Law and Economics Courses: Clarifying the Conceptual Problems, Empirical Difficulties, and Normative Biases of the Efficiency Criterion

SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 263
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 24 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2016
Gregory S. Crespi
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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The Trillion Dollar Problem of Underwater Homeowners: Avoiding a New Surge of Foreclosures by Encouraging Principal-Reducing Loan Modifications

Santa Clara Law Review, Vol. 51, 2010, SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 61
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 30 Jun 2010
Gregory S. Crespi
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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The UC-Irvine Experiment: Will it Be Effective at Teaching Contract Law?

SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 229
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 19 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2016
Gregory S. Crespi
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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Mortgage Modification and Strategic Behavior: A Contrarian Reading of the Countrywide Financial Corporation Settlement

SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 80
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 25 May 2011
Gregory S. Crespi
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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The Endogeniety Problem in Cost-Benefit Analysis: Valuing Policies that Alter Preferences or Genetic Identities

Georgetown Journal of Law & Public Policy, Forthcoming, SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 41
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 24 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2009
Gregory S. Crespi
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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The Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program: The Need for Better Employment Eligibility Regulations

SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 360
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 08 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2017
Gregory S. Crespi
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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Comparing United States and New Zealand Legal Education: Are U.S. Law Schools Too Good?

30 Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law 31 (1997), SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 139
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 16 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 11 Nov 2014
Gregory S. Crespi
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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Clarifying the Boundary between the Parol Evidence Rule and the Rules Governing Subsequent Oral Modifications

Ohio Northern University Law Review, Vol. 34, No. 1, 2008, SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 328
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 07 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 13 May 2019
Gregory S. Crespi
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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Contract Law, Parol Evidence Rule, Contract Formation Timing Rules, Written Contracts, Oral Contracts, Contract Modification, Subsequent Oral Modification

17.

A Brief Reflection on the Problem of Person-Altering Consequences

SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 00-43
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 24 Apr 2009
Gregory S. Crespi
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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Incorporating Endogenous Preferences in Cost-Benefit Analysis

Penn State Environmental Law Review, Vol. 17, No. 2, 2009, SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 324
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 28 Sep 2016
Gregory S. Crespi
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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cost-benefit analysis, policy evaluation, endogenous preferences, preference structures, willingness to pay-based valuations

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Maximizing the Wealth of Fictional Shareholders: Which Fiction Should Directors Embrace?

Journal of Corporation Law, Vol. 32, No. 2, 2007, SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 228
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 05 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2019
Gregory S. Crespi
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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Redefining the Fiduciary Duties of Corporate Directors in Accordance with the Team Production Model of Corporate Governance

Creighton Law Review, Vol. 36, No. 4, 2003, SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 334
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 27 Oct 2016
Gregory S. Crespi
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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corporate governance, fiduciary duties, team production model, TPM

21.

The Underappreciated Importance of the Sequence in Which the Issues are Addressed in Contract Litigation

46 New England Law Review, On Remand 37 (2011-2012) , SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 82
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 07 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 30 May 2019
Gregory S. Crespi
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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Mortgage Modification and Strategic Behavior: A Contrarian Interpretation of the Countrywide Financial Corporation Settlement

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 03 Jul 2011
Gregory S. Crespi
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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Mortgage Modification

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Rethinking Corporate Fiduciary Duties: The Inefficiency of The Shareholder Primacy Norm

Southern Methodist University Law Review, Vol. 55, No. 1, 2002, SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 335
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 27 Oct 2016
Gregory S. Crespi
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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corporate law, corporations, fiduciary duties, corporate directors and officers

24.

Who Is Liable for Attorney's Fees Under Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code Section 38.001 in Breach of Contract Litigation?

Southern Methodist University Law Review, Vol. 65, No. 1, 2012, SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 319
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 24 Sep 2016
Gregory S. Crespi
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code Section 38.001, attorney’s fees, breach of contract litigation, contract law

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Mutual Mistake or Excuse: Which Approach to Pursue When Seeking Judicial Relief From Contractual Obligations on the Basis of Supervening Knowledge?

SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 394
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 26 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2018
Gregory S. Crespi
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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26.

Does Failure to Mitigate Damages Bar Recovery of the Costs of Mitigation?

Hofstra Law Review, Vol. 46, No. 3, 2018, SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 412
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 30 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 16 May 2019
Gregory S. Crespi
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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contract law, breach of contract, damages, incidental damages, mitigation costs, sale of goods contracts, U.C.C. Article 2, Restatement (Second) of Contracts

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Standards of Conduct and Standards of Review in Corporate Law: The Need for Closer Alignment

Nebraska Law Review, Vol. 82, No. 3, 2004, SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 331
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 27 Oct 2016
Gregory S. Crespi
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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corporate law, duty of care law, corporate fiduciary duty of care, standards of conduct, standards of review

28.

Is a Signed Offer Sufficient to Satisfy the Statute of Frauds?

North Dakota Law Review, Vol. 80, No. 1, 2004, SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 332
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 27 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 24 Feb 2017
Gregory S. Crespi
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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contract law, contracts, statute of frauds, UCC Section 2-201

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The Influence of Two Decades of Contract Law Scholarship on Judicial Rulings: An Empirical Analysis

Southern Methodist University Law Review, Vol. 57, No. 1, 2004, SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 333
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 27 Oct 2016
Gregory S. Crespi
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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contract law scholarship, judicial citations, law review citations, legal scholarship, statutory interpretation

30.

Misbehavior and Mistake in Bankruptcy Mortgage Claims: Some Caveats Regarding the Porter Study

Creighton Law Review, Vol. 45, No. 2, 2012, SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 320
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 27 Sep 2016
Gregory S. Crespi
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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bankruptcy mortgage foreclosure process, bankruptcy, Chapter 13, Chapter 7, mortgage foreclosure law, mortgage creditors, proof of claim, mortgage creditor abuse

31.

How Recognizing the Endogeneity of Identity Renders the Discounting Debate Largely Irrelevant

Journal of Land, Resources & Environmental Law, Vol. 30, No. 1, 2010, SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 322
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 27 Sep 2016
Gregory S. Crespi
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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endogeneity of identity, genetic identity, policy impacts – future generations, person-altering consequences, policy evaluation, cost-benefits, discounting issues

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Cost-Benefit Analysis: Not a Suitable Approach For Evaluating Climate Regulation Policies

Washington and Lee Journal of Energy, Climate, and The Environment, Vol. 2, 2011, pp. 227-259., SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 321
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 27 Sep 2016
Gregory S. Crespi
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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cost-benefit analysis, climate regulation policy, non-identity problem, genetic identity, endogeneity of identity

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Would It Be Unethical to Dump Radioactive Wastes in the Ocean? The Surprising Implications of the Person-Altering Consequences of Policies

Ecology Law Currents, Vol. 35, No. 1, 2008, SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 327
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 07 Oct 2016
Gregory S. Crespi
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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Policymaking, Ethical Issues, Future Generations, Ethical Obligations, Person-Altering Consequences, Conventional Ethical Premises

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Judicial and Law Review Citation Frequencies for Articles Published In Different 'Tiers' of Law Journals: An Empirical Analysis

Santa Clara Law Review, Vol. 44, No. 3, 2004, SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 330
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 22 Oct 2016
Gregory S. Crespi
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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citation frequencies, law journals, legal scholarship, judicial citations, law review citations, empirical study

35.

Valuation in Cost-Benefit Analysis: Choosing between Offer Prices and Asking Prices as the Appropriate Measure of Willingness to Pay

John Marshall Law Review, Vol. 39, No. 2, 2006, SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 326
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 06 Oct 2016
Gregory S. Crespi
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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Cost-Benefit Analysis, Federal Administrative Rulemaking – Role of Cost-Benefit Analysis, Willingness to Pay, Valuation Methods, Kaldor-Hicks Efficiency

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Further Reflections on Post-Realist Legal Scholarship and Teaching: A Brief Response to Professor Scordato

Santa Clara Law Review, Vol. 50, No. 2, 2010, SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 323
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 28 Sep 2016
Gregory S. Crespi
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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descriptive legal scholarship, instrumentalism, formalism, legal teaching, law professors

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The Family Office Exclusion Under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940

SMU Law Review, Vol. 69, No. 1, 2016
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 05 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 16 May 2019
Nathan Crow and Gregory S. Crespi
Locke Lord, LLP and Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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Investment Advisers Act of 1940, family office exclusion, regulation of family offices, Family Office Rule, wealth management - family office

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Total Downloads: 72    Citations: 0
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A Law Professor’s Modest Response to Trumpism: Supervising Student Directed Research Papers on Impeachment

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 28 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2018
Gregory S. Crespi
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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