David G. Yosifon

Santa Clara University - School of Law

Associate Professor

500 El Camino Real

Santa Clara, CA 95053

United States

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SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (16)

1.

The Situation: An Introduction to the Situational Character, Critical Realism, Power Economics, and Deep Capture

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 152, p. 129, 2003-2004, Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 06-17, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 08-32
Number of pages: 219 Posted: 17 Oct 2006 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2008
Jon D. Hanson and David G. Yosifon
Harvard Law School and Santa Clara University - School of Law
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The Situational Character: A Critical Realist Perspective on the Human Animal

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 93, No. 1, 2004, Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 06-19, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 08-33
Number of pages: 182 Posted: 18 Oct 2006 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2008
Jon D. Hanson and David G. Yosifon
Harvard Law School and Santa Clara University - School of Law
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3.

Broken Scales: Obesity and Justice in America

Emory Law Journal, Vol. 53, p. 1645, 2004, Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 06-16
Number of pages: 163 Posted: 17 Oct 2006
Jon D. Hanson, Adam Benforado and David G. Yosifon
Harvard Law School, Drexel University Kline School of Law and Santa Clara University - School of Law
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4.

The Law of Corporate Purpose

10 Berkeley Business Law Journal, 181 (2014), Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-12
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 29 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2014
David G. Yosifon
Santa Clara University - School of Law
Downloads 323 (58,167)

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shareholder primacy, corporate purpose, corporate governance, corporate social responsibility, corporate maximand, fiduciary duty, Delaware corporate law

5.

Resisting Deep Capture: The Commercial Speech Doctrine and Junk Food Advertising to Children

Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 06-18, Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review, 2006
Number of pages: 97 Posted: 18 Oct 2006
David G. Yosifon
Santa Clara University - School of Law
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6.

The Public Choice Problem in Corporate Law: Corporate Social Responsibility after Citizens United

North Carolina Law Review, Vol. 89, p. 1197, 2011, Santa Clara University Legal Studies Research Paper 10-11
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 28 May 2011 Last Revised: 18 Sep 2011
David G. Yosifon
Santa Clara University - School of Law
Downloads 182 (108,653)
Citation 1

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corporate law, corporate goverance, public choice, citizens united, first amendment, corporate speech, consumer interest, corporate social responsibility, stakeholderism, law and economics

7.

The Consumer Interest in Corporate Law

UC Davis Law Review, Vol. 43, pp. 253-313, 2009, Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-17
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 19 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 07 May 2010
David G. Yosifon
Santa Clara University - School of Law
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corporate law, shareholder primacy, stakeholderism, corporate governance, consumer law, nexus of contracts, team production, behavioralism

8.

Legal Theoretic Inadequacy and Obesity Epidemic Analysis

George Mason Law Review, Vol. 15, No. 681, 2008, Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Working Paper No. 08-60
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 20 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2014
David G. Yosifon
Santa Clara University - School of Law
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9.

The Citizens United Gambit in Corporate Theory: A Reply to Bainbridge on Strine and Walter

Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 4-14
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 18 Oct 2014
David G. Yosifon
Santa Clara University - School of Law
Downloads 79 (213,967)

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corporate social responsibility, shareholder primacy, shareholder wealth maximization, corporate governance, director primacy, Bainbridge, CSR

10.

Consumer Lock-In and the Theory of the Firm

Seattle University Law Review, Vol. 35, p. 1429, 2012, Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 06-12
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 30 Jun 2012
David G. Yosifon
Santa Clara University - School of Law
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corporate law, corporations, corporate governance, corporate social responsibility, consumers, consumer protection, consumption, consumer theory, lock-in

11.

Discourse Norms as Default Rules: Structuring Corporate Speech to Multiple Stakeholders

Health Matrix: Journal of Law-Medicine, Vol. 21, No. 89, 2011, Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-11
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 05 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 18 Sep 2011
David G. Yosifon
Santa Clara University - School of Law
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corporate law, corporate theory, fiduciary duty, nexus-of-contracts,discourse norms, corporate social responsibility, corporate governance, stakeholderism, integrity, consumers, consumption

12.

Towards a Firm-Based Theory of Consumption

Wake Forest Law Review, Vol. 46, No. 447, 2011, Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 20-11
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 27 Sep 2011
David G. Yosifon
Santa Clara University - School of Law
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corporate law, corporations,corporate governance, consumption, consumer theory, corporate social responsibility

13.

Corporate Aid of Governmental Authority: History and Analysis of an Obscure Power in Delaware Corporate Law

10 U. St. Thomas L.J. 1086 (2013)., Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-13
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 21 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2014
David G. Yosifon
Santa Clara University - School of Law
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corporate law, corporate governance, shareholder primacy, corporate social responsibility, stakeholderism, Delaware, jurisprudence, Model Business Corporation Act

14.

Is Corporate Patriotism a Virtue?

13 Santa Clara J. of Int'l L. 265 (2016), Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 8-15
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 14 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2016
David G. Yosifon
Santa Clara University - School of Law
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corporate law, corporate governance, corporate social responsibility, shareholder primacy, patriotism, virtue, ethics, international law, xenophobia, Delaware, securities laws, shareholder proposals, shareholder activism

15.

The Social Relations of Consumption: Corporate Law and the Meaning of Consumer Culture

Brigham Young University Law Review, Vol. 2015, 2015, Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 6-16
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 25 May 2016
David G. Yosifon
Santa Clara University - School of Law
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corporate law, corporate governance, corporate social responsibility, shareholder primacy, consumer culture, consumption, production, philosophy, cultural history

16.

Opting Out of Shareholder Primacy: Is the Public Benefit Corporation Trivial?

Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1-16
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 19 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 07 Jul 2016
David G. Yosifon
Santa Clara University - School of Law
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corporate law, corporate governance, shareholder primacy, public benefit corporations, stakeholderism, corporate social responsibility, statutory interpretation, social enterprise, ethics