67 Pages Posted: 10 Apr 2009
Date Written: 1985
This article examines the development of the law of "charitable corporations" and attempts to explain why the charitable corporation rather than the charitable trust became the predominant organizational form for charitable and benevolent activities in the United States. It then discusses some of the inconsistencies of non-profit corporation law and provides an agenda for future reform.
Keywords: non-profit corporations, nonprofit corporations
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Fishman, James, The Development of Nonprofit Corporation Law and an Agenda for Reform (1985). Emory Law Journal, Vol. 34, 1985. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1376399