George M. Cohen

University of Virginia School of Law

Edward F. Howrey Research Professor

580 Massie Road

Charlottesville, VA 22903

United States

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1.

Interpretation and Implied Terms in Contract Law

Encyclopedia of Law and Economics, 2nd Edition, Forthcoming , Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2009-12
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 18 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2009
George M. Cohen
University of Virginia School of Law
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contracts, complete contracts, incomplete contracts, interpretation, implied terms, textualism, contextualism, superior risk bearer, opportunism, default rules, court competence, court error, litigation costs

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The Collusion Problem in Agency Law

University of Virginia School of Law, Legal Studies Working Paper No. 00-2
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 31 Dec 1999
George M. Cohen
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 915 (24,096)

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The Financial Crisis and the Forgotten Law of Contracts

Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2011-09
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 13 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 20 Sep 2011
George M. Cohen
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 391 (73,287)

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How Fault Shapes Contract Law

Fault in American Contract Law, Forthcoming, Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2009-05
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 16 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2009
George M. Cohen
University of Virginia School of Law
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contract law, fault, strict liability, opportunism, damages

5.

The Multi-Lawyered Problems of Professional Responsibility

Univ. of Virginia Law & Econ Research Paper No. 02-15
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 20 Nov 2002
George M. Cohen
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 185 (160,099)

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Legal and Ethical Duties of Lawyers after Sarbanes-Oxley

Villanova Law Review, Vol. 49, No. 4, 2004
Number of pages: 96 Posted: 22 Dec 2009
George M. Cohen, Roger C. Cramton and Susan P. Koniak
University of Virginia School of Law, Cornell University - Law School and Boston University School of Law
Downloads 178 (165,760)

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corporate fraud, client fraud, Enron, Sarbanes-Oxley, noisy withdrawal, SEC, confidentiality, aiding and abetting, Spiegel, pre-emption, ethics rules, Model Rules of Professional Conduct, ABA, state bar associations, reporting up, reporting out, up-the-ladder, internal investigations

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The Fault that Lies within Our Contract Law

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 107, 2009
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 22 Dec 2009
George M. Cohen
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 159 (182,852)

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contract law, contract theory, strict liability, fault, opportunism, precaution, least cost avoider, intent, mitigation

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Finding Fault with Wonnell's 'Two Contractual Wrongs'

UVA Law School, Law-Economics Research Paper No. 00-20
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 14 Dec 2000
George M. Cohen
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 126 (220,678)

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Have US Regulators Been Soft on Banks Over Structured Products? Yes

International Finance Law Review, Vol. 13, July 2006
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 18 Dec 2009
George M. Cohen, David A. Dana, Susan P. Koniak and Thomas Ross
University of Virginia School of Law, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, Boston University School of Law and University of Pittsburgh
Downloads 120 (228,956)

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structured finance, banks, financial regulation, aiding and abetting, corporate fraud, Enron, Central Bank

10.

Law and Economics of Agency and Partnership

Oxford Handbook of Law and Economics, Forthcoming, Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2018-11
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 11 Jul 2018
George M. Cohen
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 117 (233,271)

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agency, partnership, law and economics, collusion, vicarious liability, actual authority, apparent authority, employment, contract, undisclosed principal, warranty of authority, notification, imputed knowledge, Uniform Partnership Act, fiduciary duty

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Beyond the No-Contact Rule: Ex Parte Contact by Lawyers with Nonclients

Tulane Law Review, Vol. 87, No. 1197, 2013, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2014-23
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 23 Mar 2014
George M. Cohen
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 98 (263,950)

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no-contact rule, anti-contact rule, ethics, expert witnesses, witnesses, judicial ethics, solicitation, ex parte contact, ex parte communication, nonclients, Model Rules of Professional Conduct, Model Code of Judicial Conduct.

The State of Lawyer Knowledge Under the Model Rules of Professional Conduct

American University Business Law Review Vol. 3., No. 1, 2014, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2014-24
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 23 Mar 2014
George M. Cohen
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 85 (291,498)

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ethics, Model Rules of Professional Conduct, knowledge, actual knowledge, imputed knowledge, imputed conflicts, imputation, recklessness, willful blindness, duty to investigate, duty to inquire, duty to communicate, reasonably should know, malpractice, fraud, prosecutorial ethics, corporate lawyers

The State of Lawyer Knowledge Under the Model Rules of Professional Conduct

American University Business Law Review, Vol. 3, No. 1, 2014
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 23 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2018
George M. Cohen
University of Virginia School of Law
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Model Rules, professional conduct, ethics, transactional law

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Of Coerced Waiver, Government Leverage, and Corporate Loyalty: The Holder-Thompson-McNulty Memos and Their Critics

Virginia Law Review, Vol. 93, 2007
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 22 Dec 2009
George M. Cohen
University of Virginia School of Law
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Attorney-client privilege, waiver, Justice Department, Holder Memorandum, Thompson Memorandum, corporate crime, selective waiver, Upjohn, cooperation, coercion

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Teaching Interpretation and Structure of the Revised Uniform Partnership Act: Moren Ex Rel. Moren v. Jax Restaurant and the Duty of Indemnification

St. Louis University Law Journal, No. 59, 2015, Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 6
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 11 Mar 2015
George M. Cohen
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 40 (416,667)

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15.

The Uncertainty of Sun Printing

Touro Law Review, Vol. 34, No. 1, 2018, Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2018-10
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 11 Jul 2018
George M. Cohen
University of Virginia School of Law
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contract, indefiniteness, certainty, Cardozo, legal history, newsprint, Uniform Commercial Code, New York Sun, World War I, Canadian Export Paper Company, trade association, gap-filling

16.

The 'Fair' is the Enemy of the Good: Ortiz V. Fibreboard Corporation and Class Action Settlements

UVA Law School, Legal Studies Working Paper No. 00-09
Posted: 31 May 2000
George M. Cohen
University of Virginia School of Law

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Under Cloak of Settlement

Virginia Law Review, Vol. 82, No. 2, 1996
Posted: 17 Jan 1997
Susan P. Koniak and George M. Cohen
Boston University School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law

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Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 4    Citations: 0
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How Washington Abetted the Bank Job

New York Times, op-ed, April 4, 2010
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 24 Jan 2015
Susan P. Koniak, George M. Cohen, David A. Dana and Thomas Ross
Boston University School of Law, University of Virginia School of Law, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and University of Pittsburgh
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credit default swaps, derivatives, financial crisis, bank regulation, regulatory failure, regulatory capture