T. Leigh Anenson

University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business

Business Law Faculty

College Park, MD 20742-1815

United States

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“  I just finished a book concerning the equitable defense of unclean hands and its potential to bar legal relief. It is scheduled for publication this November with Cambridge University Press. I'm currently working on a couple essays involving equitable defenses.  ”

Scholarly Papers (24)

1.

Limiting Legal Remedies: An Analysis of Unclean Hands

Kentucky Law Journal, Vol. 99, 2010
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 08 Apr 2010
T. Leigh Anenson
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
Downloads 863 (26,232)

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unclean hands, "clean hands" doctrine, fusion of law and equity, equity, equitable defenses, remedies

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The Triumph of Equity: Equitable Estoppel in Modern Litigation

Review of Litigation, Vol. 27, 2008
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 10 Sep 2007
T. Leigh Anenson
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
Downloads 446 (62,615)

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equitable estoppel, estoppel, equity, equitable defenses, litigation

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Absolute Immunity from Civil Liability: Lessons for Litigation Lawyers

Pepperdine Law Review, Vol. 31, No. 4, 2004
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 26 Dec 2007
T. Leigh Anenson
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
Downloads 393 (72,858)

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absolute privilege, litigation privilege, lawyer liability, attorney liability, absolute immunity, lawyer immunity

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The Role of Equity in Employment Non-Competition Cases

American Business Law Journal, Vol. 42, No. 1-6, 2005
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 08 Oct 2007
T. Leigh Anenson
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
Downloads 292 (101,914)

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non-compete clauses, non-competition agreements, covenants not to compete, equity, equitable defenses, equitable estoppel, unclean hands, employment non-competition agreements, contracts not to compete

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Treating Equity Like Law: A Post-Merger Justification of Unclean Hands

American Business Law Journal, 2008
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 10 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2018
T. Leigh Anenson
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
Downloads 287 (103,833)

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unclean hands, clean hands doctrine, equitable defenses, equity, equitable relief, merger of law and equity, fusion

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Public Pension Liability: Why Reform is Necessary to Save the Retirement of State Employees

Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics and Public Policy, Vol. 21, No. 1, 2007
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 14 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2018
Karen Eilers Lahey and T. Leigh Anenson
University of Akron - Department of Finance and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
Downloads 235 (127,761)

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pension liability, employee benefits, public pensions

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Reforming Public Pensions

Yale Law & Policy Review, Vol. 33, No. 1, Pages 1-74 (2014), Robert H. Smith School Research Paper No. RHS 2419824
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 04 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2018
T. Leigh Anenson, Alex Slabaugh and Karen Eilers Lahey
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, SS & G and University of Akron - Department of Finance
Downloads 223 (134,525)

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public pensions, retirement security, government pensions, defined benefit plans, teacher pensions, educator pensions, state pensions in non-social security states

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Defining State Responsibility Under Nafta Chapter Eleven: Measures 'Relating To' Foreign Investors

Virginia Journal of International Law, Vol. 45, No. 3, 2005
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 14 Oct 2007
T. Leigh Anenson
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
Downloads 184 (160,937)

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NAFTA, North American Free Trade Agreement, Chapter Eleven, Investor-State Arbitration, International Arbitration, Investment Chapter

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Creating Conflicts of Interest: Litigation as Interference with the Attorney-Client Relationship

American Business Law Journal, Vol. 43, No. 2, pp. 173-244, Summer 2006
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 04 Oct 2007
T. Leigh Anenson
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
Downloads 161 (180,894)

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tortious interference, attorney immunity, advocate, litigation privilege, litigation, litigator liability

10.

Beyond Chafee: A Process-Based Theory of Unclean Hands

American Business Law Journal, /Vol. 47, 2010
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 08 Apr 2010
T. Leigh Anenson
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
Downloads 150 (192,038)

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unclean hands, "clean hands" doctrine, equity, remedies, fusion of law and equity, litigation misconduct, procedure

11.

The Crisis in Corporate America: Private Pension Liability and Proposals for Reform

Journal of Labor and Employment Law, Vol. 9, No. 3, 2007
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 15 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2018
T. Leigh Anenson and Karen Eilers Lahey
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and University of Akron - Department of Finance
Downloads 147 (195,222)

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pension liability, employee benefits, private pensions, retirement

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Attorney Liability Under the Fair Credit Reporting Act: The Limits of Zealous Representation

Annual Review of Banking and Financial Law, Vol. 23, 2004
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 15 Oct 2007
T. Leigh Anenson
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
Downloads 144 (198,508)

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Fair Credit Reporting Act, attorney liability, credit reports

13.

From Theory to Practice: Analyzing Equitable Estoppel Under a Pluralistic Model of Law

Lewis & Clark Law Review, Vol. 11, No. 3, 2007
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 10 Sep 2007
T. Leigh Anenson
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
Downloads 143 (199,668)

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estoppel, equity, equitable estoppel, equitable defenses, jurisprudence, legal theory, pluralistic model of law

14.

'Clean Hands' and the CEO: Equity as an Antidote for Excessive Compensation

University of Pennsylvania Journal of Business Law, Vol. 12, Pages 101-165, 2010
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 26 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2015
T. Leigh Anenson and Donald O. Mayer
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and University of Denver - Department of Business Ethics and Legal Studies
Downloads 128 (218,114)

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executive compensation, executive pay, equity, unclean hands, clean hands, equitable defenses, remedies, financial reform, corporate governance, business ethics, contract, executive employment contracts

15.

Inequitable Conduct in Retrospective: Understanding Unclean Hands in Patent Remedies

American University Law Review, Vol. 62, 2013
Number of pages: 96 Posted: 24 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2018
T. Leigh Anenson and Gideon Mark
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
Downloads 100 (260,530)

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inequitable conduct doctrine, patent law, unclean hands, clean hands doctrine, equitable defenses, equity, equitable remedies

16.

Litigation between Competitors With Mirror Restrictive Covenants: A Formula for Prosecution

Stanford Journal of Law, Business, and Finance, Vol. 10, No. 2, 2005
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 15 Oct 2007
T. Leigh Anenson
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
Downloads 100 (260,530)

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contracts not to compete, restrictive employment contracts, covenants not to compete

17.

Statutory Interpretation, Judicial Discretion, and Equitable Defenses

University of Pittsburgh Law Review, Vol. 79, 2018, Robert H. Smith School Research Paper No. RHS 2877470
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 01 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 21 May 2019
T. Leigh Anenson
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
Downloads 99 (262,306)

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Federal courts, Supreme Court of the United States, remedies, equitable remedies, remedial defenses, equity, equitable defenses, equitable doctrines, federal equity, equitable discretion, judicial discretion, canons of construction, background norms, statutory interpretation, statutory construction

18.

Announcing the 'Clean Hands' Doctrine

UC Davis Law Review, Vol. 51, No. 5, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 04 Oct 2017
T. Leigh Anenson
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
Downloads 82 (295,337)

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Equity, Remedies, Equitable Remedies, Remedial Defenses, Equity, Equitable Defenses, Equitable Doctrines, Federal Equity, Equitable Discretion, Judicial Discretion, Equity Jurisprudence, Unclean Hands, Clean Hands Doctrine

19.

Equitable Defenses in the Age of Statutes

Robert H. Smith School Research Paper No. RHS 2877457, Review of Litigation, Vol. 37, 2017
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 01 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 21 May 2019
T. Leigh Anenson
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
Downloads 75 (311,259)

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Federal courts, Supreme Court of the United States, remedies, equitable remedies, remedial defenses, equity, equitable defenses, equitable doctrines, federal equity, federal common law, federal statutes, equitable discretion, judicial discretion, statutory interpretation, statutory construction, equ

20.

For Whom the Bell Tolls: Judicial Selection By Election in Latin America

Southwestern Journal of Law and Trade in the Americas, Vol. 4, 1997
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 14 Oct 2007
T. Leigh Anenson
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
Downloads 74 (313,700)

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selection of judges, judicial selection, election of judges, judicial reform, court reform, Latin America

21.

Great Expectations: The Role of the Consumer in Determining Defective Airbag Design

ABA Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Journal, Vol. 38, No. 3, Spring 2003
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 12 Oct 2007
T. Leigh Anenson
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
Downloads 61 (347,473)

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products liability, design defect, airbag defect, consumer expectation test, risk-benefit test

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Another Casualty of the War: Vagrancy Laws Target the Fourth Amendment

Akron Law Review, Vol. 26, Nos. 3-4, 1993
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 14 Oct 2007
T. Leigh Anenson
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
Downloads 55 (365,370)

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Fourth Amendment, unreasonable search and seizure, vagrancy laws, drug enforcement

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Introduction to Judging Equity: The Fusion of Unclean Hands in U.S. Law

Judging Equity: The Fusion of Unclean Hands in U.S. Law, Cambridge University Press (November, 2018, Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 20 Aug 2018
T. Leigh Anenson
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
Downloads 53 (371,626)

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clean hands doctrine, unclean hands defense, fusion, merger of law and equity, equity, equity jurisprudence, equitable defenses

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Public Pensions and Fiduciary Law: A View from Equity

University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform, Vol. 50, 2017
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 09 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2018
T. Leigh Anenson
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
Downloads 19 (517,789)

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Pensions, Pension Funds, Public Pensions, Public Sector Employee Pensions, Government Employee Pensions, Employee Benefits, Employment Law, Retirement Reform, Elder Law, Fiduciary Law, Fiduciary Principles, Fiduciary Obligations, Fiduciary Duties, Fiduciary Status, Pension Governance, Equity, Equita

Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 38    Citations: 0
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Real Estate and Alternative Asset Allocations of U.S. Firms' Defined Benefit Pension Plans

Midwest Finance Association 2012 Annual Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 03 Oct 2011
University of Akron - Department of Finance, University of Akron - Department of Finance, University of Akron - Department of Finance and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
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Private pensions, Portfolio Choice; Investment Decisions, Government Policy and Regulations, Accounting, and Compensation