Meet the Faculty

Meet the Faculty

Benjamin Means

Scholarship

Articles:

Wealth Inequality and Family Businesses, 65 Emory L.J. __ (2016)

The Contractual Foundation of Family-Business Law, 75 Ohio St. L.J. 675 (2014)

Non-Market Values in Family Businesses, 54 Wm. & Mary L. Rev. 1185 (2013)

Corporate Social Responsibility After Disaster, 89 Wash. U. L. Rev. 973 (2012) (with Susan Kuo)

The Vacuity of Wilkes, 33 W. New Eng. L. Rev. 433 (2011) (symposium)

A Contractual Approach to Shareholder Oppression Law, 79 Fordham L. Rev. 1161 (2010)

A Voice-Based Framework for Evaluating Claims of Minority Shareholder Oppression in the Close Corporation, 97 Geo. L. J. 1207 (2009)

Criminal Speech and the First Amendment, 86 Marq. L. Rev. 501 (2002), reprinted in The First Amendment Handbook (James M. Swanson ed., 2003-04)

Note, Prohibiting Conduct, Not Consequences: The Limited Reach of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, 97 Mich. L. Rev. 823 (1998)

Shorter Works:

Contractual Freedom and Family Business, Research Handbook on Partnerships, LLCs and Alternative Forms of Business Organizations (Robert W. Hillman and Mark J. Loewenstein eds.) (Edward Elgar Publishing, forthcoming in 2015)

The Prudential Third-Party Standing of Family-Owned Corporations, 162 U. Penn. L. Rev. Online 151 (2014) (with Matthew Hall)

After the Storm: The Vulnerability and Resilience of Locally Owned Business in Vulnerability: Value and Critique (Martha Albertson Fineman & Anna Grear, eds. 2013) (Ashgate) (book chapter) (with Susan Kuo)

Book Review, The Meaning of the Market Myth, 1 Mich. J. Private Equity & Venture Capital L. 163 (2012) (solicited for inaugural issue)

Foreword, A Lens for Law and Entrepreneurship, 6 Entrep. Bus. L. J. 1 (2011) (solicited)

"Voice" in the Close Corporation, Legal Workshop (Aug. 17, 2009), based on 97 Geo. L.J. 1207 (2009)

Book Notice, Monuments to the Past in a Leveling Wind, 97 Mich. L. Rev. 1617 (1999)

Benjamin Means

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