Joseph Kieran Leahy

Houston College of Law

Professor

1303 San Jacinto Street

Houston, TX 77002

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

8

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Scholarly Papers (8)

1.

Laboratories of Democracy? Policy Innovation in Decentralized Governments

Emory Law Journal, Vol. 58, p. 1333, 2009, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 1198835, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 319, FSU College of Law, Law, Business & Economics Paper No. 08-12
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 06 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 18 Jun 2009
Brian D. Galle and Joseph Kieran Leahy
Georgetown University Law Center and Houston College of Law
Downloads 335 (58,614)
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Abstract:

laboratories of democracy, federalism, fiscal federalism, corporate charters, democratic experimentalism, policy innovation, diffusion, public choice, positive political theory

2.

What Due Diligence Dilemma? Re-Envisioning Underwriters' Continuous Due Diligence after WorldCom

Cardozo Law Review, Vol. 30, p. 2001, 2009, Brooklyn Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 106
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 30 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2009
Joseph Kieran Leahy
Houston College of Law
Downloads 312 (70,681)

Abstract:

automatic registration, bulge bracket, client relationship team, continuous due diligence, product specialist, Rule 176, Rule 415, seasoned issuer, Section 11, shelf offering, shelf takedown, special bracket, underwriter conundrum, WorldCom, WKSI

3.

The Irrepressible Myths of BarChris

Delaware Journal of Corporate Law (DJCL), Vol. 37, No. 2, 2012
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 05 Jan 2013
Joseph Kieran Leahy
Houston College of Law
Downloads 197 (122,009)

Abstract:

Delaware, journal, corporate, law, BarChris, due diligence, independent verification

4.

Corporate Political Contributions as Bad Faith

University of Colorado Law Review, Vol. 86 (2015)
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 22 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2015
Joseph Kieran Leahy
Houston College of Law
Downloads 106 (168,778)

Abstract:

Citizens United, derivative suit, derivative lawsuit, shareholder, corporation, corporate political contribution, Super PAC, waste, self-dealing, bad faith

5.

A Decade after Disney: A Primer on Good and Bad Faith

University of Cincinnati Law Review, Vol. 83, 2015
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 30 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 29 May 2015
Joseph Kieran Leahy
Houston College of Law
Downloads 105 (169,762)

Abstract:

Disney, good faith, bad faith, Delaware, corporate, Lyondell, primer

6.

Are Corporate Super PAC Contributions Waste or Self-Dealing? A Closer Look

Missouri Law Review, Vol. 79, No. 4 (2014)
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 02 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2014
Joseph Kieran Leahy
Houston College of Law
Downloads 99 (181,464)

Abstract:

Citizens United, Super PAC, Corporation, Political Contribution, Charitable Donation, MN Forward, Target Corporation

7.

The Ultra Vires Solution to Citizens United (Presentation Slides)

June 4, 2015 at the National Business Law Scholars Conference
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 30 Jun 2016
Joseph Kieran Leahy
Houston College of Law
Downloads 0 (441,482)

Abstract:

Citizens United, corporate rights, corporate powers, Ultra Vires, Hobby Lobby, incidental powers, corporation

8.

Intermediate Scrutiny for Corporate Political Contributions

Florida State University Law Review, Vol. 44, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 112 Posted: 26 May 2016 Last Revised: 19 Dec 2016
Joseph Kieran Leahy
Houston College of Law
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Abstract:

Business Judgment Rule, Corporate Political Contributions, Citizens United, Super PAC, corporate charitable donations, corporate philanthropy, agency costs, good faith