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Law and Ethics Research Activities

The Gabelli School of Business law and ethics faculty consistently share their research with the wider community by publishing in high-quality academic journals and books and participating in industry conferences. The listing below is a sample of the law and ethics area's recent research activities.

Refereed Journal Publications - 2019 and Forthcoming

Brent J. Horton, forthcoming, “Rising to Their Full Potential: How a Uniform Disclosure Regime Will Empower Benefit Corporations,” Harvard Business Law Review.

Brent J. Horton, forthcoming, “Malign Manipulations: Can Google's Shareholders Save Democracy?” 54 Wake Forest L. Rev. 

Mark A. Conrad, 2019, “A New Game in Town: Disseminating Sports Content in a Net Neutrality-Less Era – the Potential Implications for the Post-Broadcasting World,” Journal of Legal Aspects of Sports, 29(1), 1-29.

Miguel Alzola, forthcoming, “MacIntyrean virtues for business practitioners: Review of Geoff Moore’s “Virtue at Work: Ethics for Individuals, Managers, and Organizations,” Journal of Business Ethics.

Miguel Alzola, Alicia Hennig, and Edward Romar, forthcoming, “Virtue Ethics Between East and West,” Journal of Business Ethics.

Miguel Alzola, forthcoming, “Even When No One Is Watching: The Moral Psychology of Corporate Reputation,” Business and Society.

Brent J. Horton, forthcoming, “Spotify's Direct Listing: Is it a Recipe for Gatekeeper Failure,” 72 SMU L. Rev.

Elizabeth Cosenza, forthcoming, “Brief for Former SEC Officials and Law Professors as Amici Curiae in Support of Petitioners: In re Barclays Bank PLC Securities Litigation,” Case 17-1209.

Refereed Journal Publications - 2018

Kenneth Robert Davis, 2018, “Strong Medicine: Fighting the Sexual Harassment Pandemic,” Ohio State Law Journal, 79, 1058-1100.

Miguel Alzola, 2018, “Decent Work: The Moral Status of Labor in Human Resource Management,” Journal of Business Ethics, 147(4), 835–853.

Kevin T. Jackson, 2018, “Interpreting the Virtues of Mindfulness and Compassion: Contemplative Practices and Virtue-Oriented Business Ethics,” Humanistic Management Journal, 3(1), 47-69.

Mark A. Conrad, 2018, “Matal v. Tam – A Victory for The Slants, a Touchdown for the Redskins, but an Ambiguous Journey for the First Amendment and Trademark Law,” Cardozo Arts and Entertainment Law Journal, 36.

Refereed Journal Publications – 2017

Miguel Alzola, 2017, “Beware of the Watchdog. Gatekeepers and the Problem of Role Morality,” Journal of Business Ethics, 140(4), 705-721.

Kenneth Robert Davis, 2017, “The Equality Principle: How Title VII Can Save Insider Trading Law,” Cardozo Law Review, 39, 200.

Brent J. Horton, 2017, “In Defense of a Federally Mandated Disclosure System: Observing Pre-Securities Act Prospectuses,” American Business Law Journal, 54(4), 743-806.

Kevin T. Jackson, 2017, “Music and Virtuosity: A Higher Vision for Business,” Humanistic Management Journal, 2(1), 15-36.

Refereed Journal Publications – 2016

Kenneth R. Davis, 2016, “Insider Trading Flaw: A Fraud-on-the-Market Theory and Beyond,” American University Law Review, 66(1), 51-89.

Elizabeth Cosenza, 2016, “The Persistent Problem of Multi-Forum Shareholder Litigation: A Proposed Statutory Response to Reshuffle the Deck,” Virginia Law & Business Review, 10 Va. L. & Bus. Rev. 413..

Brent J. Horton, 2016, “Modifying Fiduciary Duties In Delaware: Observing Ten Years Of Decisional Law,” 40 DEL. J. CORP. L. 921.

Kevin T. Jackson, 2016, “Cosmopolitan Jurisprudence for Economic Governance,” Society and Business Review, 11(3), 276-296.

Kevin T. Jackson, 2016, “Economy of Mutuality: Merging Financial and Social Sustainability,” Journal of Business Ethics, 133(3), 499-517.

Refereed Journal Publications – 2015

Miguel Alzola, 2015, “Virtue, Rightness, and Virtuous Actions,” Business Ethics Quarterly, 23(5), 287-318.

Refereed Journal Publications - 2014

Kevin Jackson, 2014, “Economy of Mutuality: Merging Financial and Social Sustainability,” Journal of Business Ethics, 133(3) 499-517.

Mark A. Conrad, 2014, “A New First Amendment Goal Line Defense — It’s Time to Stop the Right of Publicity Offensive,” 39 N. Ohio L. Rev. 746.

Kenneth R. Davis, 2014, “Arbitrating Challenges to Executive Compensation” Cash of the Titans, 86 Temple L. Rev. 101.

Brent J. Horton, 2014, “For The Protection of Investors And The Public: Why Fannie Mae's Mortgage-Backed Securities Should be Subject to the Disclosure Requirements Of The Securities Act of 1933,” 89 TULANE L. REV. 125.

Benjamin M. Cole, Brent Horton, and Ryan Vacca, 2014, “Food for Thought: Genetically Modified Seeds as De Facto Standard Essential Patents,” University of Colorado Law Review, 85 (2), 313-375.

Books and Book Chapters

Jackson, K. T. (Forthcoming) Economy of Mutuality: Equipping the Executive Mindset for Sustainable Business. G. Lenssen and N. Craig Smith, eds., Managing Sustainable Business. Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Springer, 297-315.

Jackson, K. T. (2018) Time-Value in Economics. P. Rona and L. Zsolnai, eds., Economic Objects and the Objects of Economics. Cham, Switzerland: Springer Nature, 125-140.

Jackson, K. T. (2017) Economy of Mutuality. in P. Rona and L. Zsolnai, eds., Economics as a Moral Science. Cham, Switzerland: Springer Nature, 175-197.

Mark A. Conrad, The Business of Sports: Off the Field. In the Office. On the News. New York, NY: Routledge/Tavlor & Francis.