Lisa M. Fairfax

George Washington University - Law School

Professor of Law; Leroy Sorenson Merrifield Research Professor of Law

2000 H Street, N.W.

Washington, DC 20052

United States

http://www.law.gwu.edu/Faculty/profile.aspx?id=16144

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (23)

1.

The Bottom Line on Board Diversity: A Cost-Benefit Analysis of the Business Rationales for Diversity on Corporate Boards

Wisconsin Law Review, p. 795, 2005, U of Maryland Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2005-58
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 26 Oct 2005
Lisa M. Fairfax
George Washington University - Law School
Downloads 908 (14,170)
Citation 3

Abstract:

corporations, corporate governance, directors, board diversity

2.

Spare the Rod, Spoil the Director? Revitalizing Directors' Fiduciary Duty Through Legal Liability

Houston Law Review, Vol. 42, pp. 393-456, 2005, U of Maryland Legal Studies Paper No. 2004-21
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 07 Oct 2004
Lisa M. Fairfax
George Washington University - Law School
Downloads 693 (23,269)
Citation 5

Abstract:

directors, liability

3.

The Uneasy Case for the Inside Director

Iowa Law Review, Vol. 96, No. 127, 2010, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 538, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 538
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 19 Mar 2011
Lisa M. Fairfax
George Washington University - Law School
Downloads 579 (24,286)
Citation 1

Abstract:

board of directors, corporate governance, independent directors, inside directors, directors fiduciary duty

4.

Shareholder Democracy on Trial: International Perspective on the Effectiveness of Increased Shareholder Power

Virginia Law & Business Review, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 1-33, Spring 2008, U of Maryland Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2009-13
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 04 Mar 2009
Lisa M. Fairfax
George Washington University - Law School
Downloads 352 (58,911)

Abstract:

shareholder democracy, shareholders, corporate governance

5.

Some Reflections on the Diversity of Corporate Boards: Women, People of Color, and the Unique Issues Associated with Women of Color

St. John's Law Review, Vol. 79, p. 1105, 2005, U of Maryland Legal Studies Research Paper No. 921037
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 31 Jul 2006
Lisa M. Fairfax
George Washington University - Law School
Downloads 311 (66,869)
Citation 2

Abstract:

corporate boards, diversity

6.

Easier Said than Done? A Corporate Law Theory for Actualizing Social Responsibility Rhetoric

Florida Law Review, Vol. 59, No. 4, pp. 771-828, September 2007, U of Maryland Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2007-39
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 01 Nov 2007
Lisa M. Fairfax
George Washington University - Law School
Downloads 227 (79,793)
Citation 4

Abstract:

corporate responsibility

7.

Board Diversity Revisited: New Rationale, Same Old Story?

North Carolina Law Review, Vol. 89, p. 854, 2011, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 554, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 554
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 26 Apr 2011
Lisa M. Fairfax
George Washington University - Law School
Downloads 185 (95,719)

Abstract:

corporate boards, corporate governance, board diversity, board fiduciary duty

8.

Virtual Shareholder Meetings Reconsidered

Seton Hall Law Review, Vol. 40, No. 1367, 2010, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 539, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 539
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 21 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2011
Lisa M. Fairfax
George Washington University - Law School
Downloads 172 (115,988)
Citation 1

Abstract:

corporate law, corporate governance, shareholder meetings, electronic shareholder meetings, virtual shareholder meetings, shareholder rights, Del. Gen. Code tit. 8 Section 211 (2)(b)

9.

Form over Substance?: Officer Certification and the Promise of Enhanced Personal Accountability under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act

Rutgers Law Review, Vol. 55, p. 1, 2002, U of Maryland Legal Studies Research Paper No. 921069
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 31 Jul 2006
Lisa M. Fairfax
George Washington University - Law School
Downloads 161 (129,239)
Citation 4

Abstract:

personal accountability, securities fraud, Sarbanes-Oxley Act

10.

The Model Business Corporation Act at Sixty: Shareholders and Their Influence

Law and Contemporary Problems, Vol. 74, No. 19, 2011, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 553, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 553
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 27 Apr 2011
Lisa M. Fairfax
George Washington University - Law School
Downloads 155 (144,654)

Abstract:

Model Business Corporation Act, corporate governance, corporate law, shareholder rights, shareholder activism, corporate boards

11.

The Sarbanes-Oxley Act as Confirmation of Recent Trends in Director and Officer Fiduciary Obligations

St. John's Law Review, Vol. 76, p. 953, 2002, U of Maryland Legal Studies Research Paper No. 921061
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 31 Jul 2006
Lisa M. Fairfax
George Washington University - Law School
Downloads 123 (181,537)

Abstract:

Sarbanes-Oxley Act, fiduciary duty, corporate responsibility

12.

'With Friends Like These...': Toward a More Efficacious Response to Affinity-Based Securities and Investment Fraud

Georgia Law Review, Vol. 36, p. 63, 2001, U of Maryland Legal Studies Research Paper No. 921074
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 31 Jul 2006
Lisa M. Fairfax
George Washington University - Law School
Downloads 121 (142,367)
Citation 1

Abstract:

securities fraud, investment fraud, affinity fraud

13.

Achieving the Double Bottom Line: A Framework for Corporate Seeking to Delivery Profits and Public Services

Stanford Journal of Law, Business and Finance, Vol. 9, p. 199, 2004, U of Maryland Legal Studies Research Paper No. 921042
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 31 Jul 2006
Lisa M. Fairfax
George Washington University - Law School
Downloads 120 (166,145)

Abstract:

double bottom line, corporations, for-profit corporations

14.

Doing Well While Doing Good: Reassessing the Scope of Directors' Fiduciary Obligations in For-Profit Corporations with Non-Shareholder Beneficiaries

Washington and Lee Law Review, Vol. 59, p. 409, 2002, U of Maryland Legal Studies Research Paper No. 921072
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 31 Jul 2006
Lisa M. Fairfax
George Washington University - Law School
Downloads 103 (182,613)
Citation 2

Abstract:

fiduciary obligation, corporations

15.

The Future of Shareholder Democracy

Indiana Law Journal, Vol. 84, 2009, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-93, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2012-93
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 22 Oct 2012
Lisa M. Fairfax
George Washington University - Law School
Downloads 91 (172,959)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Future of Shareholder Democracy, Shareholder Democracy, Shareholders, Shareholders' Rights, E-Proxy, Shareholder Activism, Corporate Governance, Proxy Access, Voting Power, Federal Proxy System, Voting Right, Collective Action, Shareholder Competency, Special Interest Shareholders, Proxy Wars

16.

The Thin Line Between Love and Hate: Why Affinity-Based Securities and Investment Fraud Constitutes a Hate Crime

U C Davis Law Review, Vol. 36, p. 1073, 2003, U of Maryland Legal Studies Research Paper No. 921045
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 31 Jul 2006
Lisa M. Fairfax
George Washington University - Law School
Downloads 89 (193,301)
Citation 1

Abstract:

securities fraud, investment fraud, hate crime

17.

Sarbanes-Oxley, Corporate Federalism, and the Declining Significance of Federal Reforms on State Director Independence Standards

Ohio Northern University Law Review, Vol. 31, p. 381, 2005, U of Maryland Legal Studies Research Paper No. 921036
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 31 Jul 2006
Lisa M. Fairfax
George Washington University - Law School
Downloads 83 (222,484)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Sarbanes-Oxley Act, federalism, corporate law

18.

Government Governance and the Need to Reconcile Government Regulation with Board Fiduciary Duties

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 95, pp. 1692-1732, 2011, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-89, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2012-89
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 12 Oct 2012
Lisa M. Fairfax
George Washington University - Law School
Downloads 47 (276,489)

Abstract:

Government Governance, Government Regulation, Board Fiduciary Duties, Delaware Corporate Law, Corporate Law, Delaware Law, Board of Directors, Fiduciary Duties, Fiduciary Duty, Financial Crisis, Director Responsibility, Government's Role in Governance, Golden Parachute, Incentive Awards, Clawbacks

19.

Making the Corporation Safe for Shareholder Democracy

Ohio State Law Journal, Vol. 69, No. 53-107, 2008, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-91, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2012-91
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 13 Oct 2012
Lisa M. Fairfax
George Washington University - Law School
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Citation 3

Abstract:

shareholders, voting power, corporate governance, stakeholders

20.

The Legal Origins Theory in Crisis

2009 Brigham Young University Law Review, 1571-1617 (2009), GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-94, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2012-94
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 22 Oct 2012
Lisa M. Fairfax
George Washington University - Law School
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Citation 1

Abstract:

Legal Origins Theory, Legal Origins, LLSV, Financial Crisis, Recession, TARP, Economic Reinvestment, Federal Reserve, Automaker, Bailout, Over-Reliance, Judicial Review, Ideology, Common Law Tradition, Common Law Country, Common Law Countries, Civil Law Tradition, Civil Law Country

21.

Clogs in the Pipeline: The Mixed Data on Women Directors and Continued Barriers to Their Advancement

Maryland Law Review, Vol. 65, No. 579-624, 2006, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-90, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2012-90
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 13 Oct 2012
Lisa M. Fairfax
George Washington University - Law School
Downloads 33 (310,744)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Women directors, corporate governance, barriers to advancement, Sarbanes-Oxley Act, fortune 100, corporate boards, empirical study, data, advancement of women

22.

When You Wish Upon a Star: Explaining the Cautious Growth of Royalty-Backed Securitization

1999 Columbia Business Law Review 441 (1999), GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-92, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2012-92
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 22 Oct 2012
Lisa M. Fairfax
George Washington University - Law School
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Citation 1

Abstract:

securitization, royalties, copyright

23.

The Silent Resurrection of Plessy: The Supreme Court's Acquiescence in the Resegregation of America's Schools

Temple Political & Civil Rights Law Review, Vol. 9, 1-57, 1999, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-88, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2012-88
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 13 Oct 2012
Lisa M. Fairfax
George Washington University - Law School
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Abstract:

race relations, segregation, education