Legal Studies and Business Ethics Papers

Legal Studies and Business Ethics Papers

 
The Legal Studies & Business Ethics Department is the Wharton School’s base for scholarship and teaching at the intersection of law, ethics and business.

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Submissions from 2018

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The Challenges of Conscience in a World of Compromise, Amy J. Sepinwall

Submissions from 2017

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The Possibility of Preemptive Forgiving, Nicolas Cornell

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Conclusion: The Moral Responsibility of Firms: Past, Present, and Future, Eric W. Orts

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Conscientious Objection, Complicity, and Accommodation, Amy J. Sepinwall

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Faultless Guilt: Toward a Relationship-Based Account of Criminal Liability, Amy J. Sepinwall

Submissions from 2016

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Moral Competence and Brain Connectivity: A Resting-State fMRI Study, Wi Hoon Jung, Kristin Prehn, Zhuo Fang, Marc Korczykowski, Joseph W. Kable, Hengyi Rao, and Diana C. Robertson

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More than Just a Game: Ethical Issues in Gamification, Tae Wan Kim and Kevin Werbach

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The Neomercantilist Fallacy and the Contextual Reality of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, Philip M. Nichols

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Theorizing the Firm: Organizational Ontology in the Supreme Court, Eric W. Orts

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Business Ethics: The Promise of Neuroscience, Diana Robertson, Christian Voegtlin, and Thomas Maak

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Bearing "Substantial Burdens", Amy J. Sepinwall

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Introduction, Kenneth L. Shropshire, Timothy Davis, and N. J. Duru

Submissions from 2015

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Barney Frank's Rules of Order, Peter Conti-Brown

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Finance By and For the People in The New Rambler, Peter Conti-Brown

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Toward a Theory of Business, Thomas Donaldson and James P. Walsh

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Using the Whole Brain to Improve Strategic Reasoning, Roderick Gilkey, Ricardo Caceda, Andrew Bate, Diana C. Robertson, and Clint Kilts

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Responsive Government and Duties of Conscience, Robert C. Hughes

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Privacy and Organizational Persons, Eric W. Orts and Amy Sepinwall

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Neural Correlates of Post-Conventional Moral Reasoning: A Voxel-Based Morphometry Study, Krisitn Prehn, Marc Korczykowski, Hengyi Rao, John A. Detre, and Diana C. Robertson

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Conscience and Complicity: Assessing Pleas of Religious Exemptions in Hobby Lobby's Wake, Amy J. Sepinwall

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Corporate Piety and Impropriety: Hobby Lobby's Extension of RFRA Rights to the For-Profit Corporation, Amy J. Sepinwall

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Crossing the Fault Line in Corporate Criminal Law, Amy J. Sepinwall

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Law and Custom on the Federal Open Market Committee, David T. Zaring

Submissions from 2014

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An Ex Ante Approach to Excessive State Debt, Vincent Buccola

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Misreading Walter Bagehot: What Lombard Street Really Says to Modern Central Bankers in The New Rambler, Peter Conti-Brown

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Review of Michel Anteby, Manufacturing Morals: The Values of Silence in Business School Education, Nicolas Cornell

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History and the Anthropology of Firms: A Legal Perspective, Gwendolyn Gordon and Eric W. Orts

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The Fit Between Changes to the Global Corruption Regime and Indigenous Perceptions of Corruption in Kazakhstan, Philip M. Nichols

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Education by Corporation: The Merits and Perils of For-Profit Higher Education for a Democratic Citizenry, Amy J. Sepinwall

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Responsible Shares and Shared Responsibility: In Defense of Responsible Corporate Officer Liability, Amy J. Sepinwall

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The Unemotional Corporation, Amy J. Sepinwall

Submissions from 2013

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Law and the Entitlement to Coerce, Robert C. Hughes

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Foundations of the Firm I: Business Entities and Legal Persons, Eric W. Orts

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Responsibility, Repair and Redistribution in the Wake of the Financial Crisis, Amy J. Sepinwall

Submissions from 2012

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Direct Democracy and State Fiscal Crises: The Problem of Too Much Law, Peter Conti-Brown

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Workplace Civility: A Confucian Approach, Tae Wan Kim and Alan Strudler

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The Business Case for Complying With Bribery Laws, Philip M. Nichols

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Citizen Responsibility and the Reactive Attitudes: Blaming Americans for War Crimes in Iraq, Amy Sepinwall

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Righting Others' Wrongs: A Critical Look at Clawbacks in Madoff-Type Ponzi Schemes and Other Frauds, Amy Sepinwall

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Citizens United and the Ineluctable Question of Corporate Citizenship, Amy J. Sepinwall

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Guilty by Proxy: Expanding the Boundaries of Responsibility in the Face of Corporate Crime, Amy J. Sepinwall

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Penn State and the Blame Game, Amy J. Sepinwall and Scott Rosner

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Punishing Penn State, Amy J. Sepinwall and Scott Rosner

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State Bankruptcy from the Ground Up, David A. Skeel

Submissions from 2011

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Is It Wrong to Criminalize and Punish Psychopaths?, Andrea L. Glenn, Adrian Raine, and William S. Laufer

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The Dark Side of Rapport: Agent Misbehavior Face-to-Face and Online, Sandy Jap, Diana Robertson, and Ryan Hamilton

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The Network Utility, Kevin Werbach

Submissions from 2010

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Castle in the Air: A Domain Name System for Spectrum, Kevin Werbach

Submissions from 2009

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Compass and Dead Reckoning: The Dynamic Implications of ISCT, Thomas Donaldson

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Multiple Communities and Controlling Corruption, Philip M. Nichols

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Using Sociological Theories of Isomorphism to Evaluate the Possibility of Regime Change Through Trade Sanction, Philip M. Nichols

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Corporate Social Responsibility and Different Stages of Economic Development: Singapore, Turkey, and Ethiopia, Diana C. Robertson

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Failures to Punish: Command Responsibility in Domestic and International Law, Amy J. Sepinwall

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The Moral Problem in Insider Trading, Alan Strudler

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Enabling Good Housing Decisions: Choice Architecture, Hussain Waheed

Submissions from 2008

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Survey Article: Justice in Production, Nien-hê Hsieh

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The Centripetal Network: How the Internet Holds Itself Together, and the Forces Tearing It Apart, Kevin Werbach

Submissions from 2007

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United States v. Lazarenko: Filling in Gaps in Support and Regulation of Transnational Relationships, Philip M. Nichols

Submissions from 2006

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Responsibility for Historical Injustices: Reconceiving the Case for Reparations, Amy J. Sepinwall

Submissions from 2005

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Defense of Others and Defensless "Others", Amy J. Sepinwall

Submissions from 2004

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Realism, Liberalism, Values, and the World Trade Organization, Philip M. Nichols

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From Corporate Social Responsibility to Global Citizenship, Eric W. Orts

Submissions from 2003

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Idolatry of Land, Georgette C. Phillips

Submissions from 2002

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The Future of Employee Representation in America: Enabling Freedom of Association in the Workplace in Changing Times Through Statutory Reform, Janice Bellace

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Regulation of the Global Marketplace for the Sake of Health, Marion Danis and Amy J. Sepinwall

Submissions from 2001

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The Ethical Wealth of Nations, Thomas Donaldson

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Evidence-Based Medicine and the Law: The Courts Confront Clinical Practice Guidelines, Arnold J. Rosoff

Submissions from 2000

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Precis for Ties that Bind, Thomas Donaldson and Thomas W. Dunfee

Submissions from 1999

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An American Perspective on Belgian and British Environmental Law within Europe, Eric W. Orts

Submissions from 1998

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Historical Institutionalism and Sociological Institutionalism and Analysis of the World Trade Organization, Philip M. Nichols

Submissions from 1997

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Comments on Chapter 5 [the Free Trade-Fair Trade Debate], Philip M. Nichols

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The Viability of Translplanted Law: Kazakhstani Reception of a Transplanted Foreign Investment Code, Philip M. Nichols

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Book Review: Bowman's 'The Modern Corporation and American Political Thought', Eric W. Orts

Submissions from 1996

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Extension of Standing in World Trade Organization Disputes to Nongovernment Parties, Philip M. Nichols

Submissions from 1995

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Trade Legalism and International Relations Theory: An Analysis of the World Trade Organization, G. Richard Shell

Submissions from 1989

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The Global Corporation, Thomas Donaldson

Submissions from 1987

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A Student Defense of Student Edited Journals: In Response to Professor Roger Cramton, Philip M. Nichols

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Redefining 'Common Carrier': The FCC's Attempt at Deregulation by Redefinition, Philip M. Nichols