Cornell Law Review Volume 101 Issue 5

The Agency Costs of Teamwork

Transactional lawyers working in corporate finance commonly assume that good teamwork results in better deals. While this may be true, teamwork can also magnify agency costs between issuing companies and the lawyers that serve them. This occurs for at least two reasons. First, teamwork, as it is frequently executed, can discourage dissent by team members […]

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Why Silence Shouldn’t Speak So Loudly: Wiggins in a Post-Richter World

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Royalties Too?: Exploring Resale Royalties for New Media Art

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Antitrust and Wealth Inequality

In recent years, progressive public intellectuals and prominent scholars have asserted that monopoly power lies at the root of wealth inequality and that increases in antitrust enforcement are necessary to stem its rising tide. This claim is misguided. Exercises of market power have complex, cross- cutting effects that undermine the generality of the monopoly regressivity […]

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Disparate Impact and the Role of Classification and Motivation in Equal Protection Law After Inclusive Communities

At least since the Supreme Court’s 2009 decision in Ricci v. DeStefano, disparate-impact liability has faced a direct constitutional threat. This Article argues that the Court’s decision last Term in Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. Inclusive Communities Project, Inc., which held that disparate-impact liability is available under the Fair Housing Act, has […]

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