Selected Refereed Papers Delivered at the 2019 ALSB Annual Conference Montreal, Canada
The 94th annual meeting of the Academy of Legal Studies in Business was held in August in Montreal, Canada. The papers published in these Proceedings were double blind reviewed by members of the Academy. Papers were recommended for publication based on the quality of the research and the relevance of the topic to the substantive areas or pedagogy of business law or legal studies.
Several papers merit special mention:
Outstanding Proceedings Paper:
Abbey Stemler (Indiana University), Todd Haugh (Indiana University), and Josh Perry (Indiana University), The Code of the Platform
Distinguished Proceedings Papers:
Jennifer Pacella (Indiana University), The Regulation of Lawyers in Compliance
Leora Eisenstadt (Temple University), Data Analytics and the Erosion of the Work/Non-Work Divide
Kathryn Kisska-Schulze (Clemson), Corey Ciocchetti (University of Denver), Ralph Flick (Pacific Lutheran University), Case Baiting: Future Legislating from the Long Arm of the Bench
The Ernie King Best Reviewer Award was established in honor of Ernest W. King, long time Proceedings Editor and beloved colleague of many members of the Academy. This award is given to the reviewer(s) whose work made the most significant contribution to enhancing the quality of the paper reviewed.
2019 Ernie King Best Reviewer Award: Matthew Phillips, Wake Forest University
I wish to thank everyone for working with me as I navigated my first year as Editor of the Proceedings. I am grateful to the many reviewers for the 2019 ALSB Proceedings. Your time, your thoughtful comments and your good judgment make the Proceedings better every year. Your service to the Proceedings and to the authors is greatly appreciated by me and by all of your colleagues in the Academy.
Linda S. Ficht, J.D., M.B.A.
Christopher Newport University
Newport News, VA
2019 ALSB Proceedings Editor
2019 Proceedings Reviewers
Steven Abraham, SUNY Oswego
Charlotte Alexander, Georgia State University
Larry Bumgardner, Pepperdine University
Michele Clark, MSU Denver
Greg Day, University of Georgia
Melissa DeFrench, Capella University
Roxane Delaurell, College of Charleston
Keith Diener, Stockton University
Jehan El-Jourbagy, Georgia College
Steven Feldmann, Miami University
Farshad Ghodoosi, Morgan State University
Mark Gideon, University of Maryland
Jonathan Grossberg, Robert Morris University
Bruce Haller, Molloy College
Lori Harris-Ransom, Caldwell University
Richard Hunter, Seton Hall University
John Katsos, American University of Sharjah
Bill Livingston, Baker College
Britney Maddux, Christopher Newport University
Tanya Marcum, Bradley University
Keith Maxwell, University of Puget Sound
William McDevitt, Saint Joseph’s University
James Morgan, California State University Chico
Michael O’Hara, University of Nebraska Omaha
Suzanne Palmer, Albright College
Matthew Phillips, Wake Forest University
Ursula Ramsey, University of North Carolina Wilmington
Virginia Rich, Caldwell University
Mike Schuster, Oklahoma State University
Inara Scott, Oregon State University
Tyler Smith, Bradley University
Jeffrey Todd, Texas State University
James Welch, University of Tampa
Alexandria Zylstra, George Mason University
Index of Papers
An Alternative Approach to Mandatory Pre-dispute Arbitration by Thomas Madden.
Assessing the Liability of Directors and Officers at the Intersection of Tort and Corporate Law by Shannon O’Byrne and Cindy Schipani.
Case-Baiting: Future Legislating From the Long Arm of the Bench by Kathryn Kisska-Schulze, Corey Ciocchetti and Ralph Flick.
Country Risk Analysis and Investor-State Dispute Settlement: A New Approach by Robert Ginsburg.
Data Analytics and the Erosion of the Work/Non-Work Divide by Leora Eisenstadt.
Hardcoding Ethics: The Tao of DAO for Any Business by Adam Sulkowski.
Livent: The Supreme Court and Beyond by Shelley McGill.
On Integrative Social Contracts Theory (ISCT) and Executive Leadership in a Polarized Political Economy by Donald Mayer and Catharyn Baird.
Supracompetitive Privacy by Abbey Stemler.
The Boss and the Biometer: Three Ways to Curb Biometric Data Misuse at Work by Liz Brown.
The Chinese Experiment: Lessons from the Regulation of Ridesharing in China by Abbey Stemler, Justin Evans and Blake Himebaugh.
The Code of the Platform by Abbey Stemler, Todd Haugh and Josh Perry.
The Regulation of Lawyers in Compliance by Jennifer Pacella.
Tokens and Crowdfunding: A Perfect Match? by Ruth Hughes and Ken Wang.