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Full Name Bratton, William W.
Birth Year 1951
University/Affiliation University of Pennsylvania Law School
Title Nicholas F. Gallicchio Professor of Law
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Cited by Cases
41 873
Cited by Articles
2,766 164
Self-Citations 128
Accessed (Past 12 Months)
1,650 132
Cited by Articles (Past 10 Years)
1,496 120
Cited by Articles (Past 1-2 years)
185 127
ScholarCheck Rank
90
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58 results searching for (creator_facet:"Bratton, William W.") in Law Journal Library. , sorted by "Number of Times Cited by Articles"


Preemption Doctrine: Shifting Perspectives on Federalism and the Burger Court, The [notes]
Columbia Law Review, Vol. 75, Issue 3 (April 1975), pp. 623-654
Bratton, William W. (Cited 2766 times)
75 Colum. L. Rev. 623 (April 1975)
The New Economic Theory of the Firm: Critical Perspectives from History [article]
Stanford Law Review, Vol. 41, Issue 6 (July 1989), pp. 1471-1528
Bratton, William W. (Cited 2766 times)
41 Stan. L. Rev. 1471 (July 1989)
Enron and the Dark Side of Shareholder Value [article]
Tulane Law Review, Vol. 76, Issue 5-6 (June 2002), pp. 1275-1362
Bratton, William W. (Cited 2766 times)
76 Tul. L. Rev. 1275 (2001-2002)
Nexus of Contracts Corporation: A Critical Appraisal [article]
Cornell Law Review, Vol. 74, Issue 3 , pp. 407-465
Bratton, William W. (Cited 2766 times)
74 Cornell L. Rev. 407 (1988-1989)
The Case against Shareholder Empowerment [article]
University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 158, Issue 3 (February 2010), pp. 653-728
Bratton, William W. (Cited 2766 times); Wachter, Michael L. (Cited 963 times)
158 U. Pa. L. Rev. 653 (2009-2010)
The New Economics of Jurisdictional Competition: Devolutionary Federalism in a Second-Best World [article]
Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 86, Issue 2 (November 1997), pp. 201-278
Bratton, William W. (Cited 2766 times); McCathery, Joseph A. (Cited 129 times)
86 Geo. L.J. 201 (1997-1998)
The Economics and Jurisprudence of Convertible Bonds [article]
Wisconsin Law Review, Vol. 1984, Issue 3 (1984), pp. 667-740
Bratton, William W. (Cited 2766 times)
1984 Wis. L. Rev. 667 (1984)
Corporate Debt Relationships: Legal Theory in a Time of Restructuring [article]
Duke Law Journal, Vol. 1989, Issue 1 (February 1989), pp. 92-172
Bratton, William W. (Cited 2766 times)
1989 Duke L.J. 92 (February 1989)
Regulatory Competiton, Regulatory Capture, and Corporate Self-Regulation [article]
North Carolina Law Review, Vol. 73, Issue 5 (June 1995), pp. 1861-1948
Bratton, William W. (Cited 2766 times); McCahery, Joseph A. (Cited 247 times)
73 N.C. L. Rev. 1861 (June 1995)
Shareholder Primacy's Corporatist Origins: Adolf Berle and the Modern Corporation [article]
Journal of Corporation Law, Vol. 34, Issue 1 (Fall 2008), pp. 99-152
Bratton, William W. (Cited 2766 times); Wachter, Michael L. (Cited 963 times)
34 J. Corp. L. 99 (2008-2009)
Hedge Funds and Governance Targets [article]
Georgetown Law Journal , Vol. 95, Issue 5 (June 2007), pp. 1375-1434
Bratton, William W. (Cited 2766 times)
95 Geo. L.J. 1375 (June 2007)
Berle and Means Reconsidered at the Century's Turn [comments]
Journal of Corporation Law, Vol. 26, Issue 3 (Spring 2001), pp. 737-770
Bratton, William W. (Cited 2766 times)
26 J. Corp. L. 737 (2000-2001)
Enron, Sarbanes-Oxley and Accounting: Rules Versus Principles Versus Rents [article]
Villanova Law Review, Vol. 48, Issue 4 (2003), pp. 1023-1056
Bratton, William W. (Cited 2766 times)
48 Vill. L. Rev. 1023 (2003)
Comparative Corporate Governance and the Theory of the Firm: The Case Against Global Cross Reference [article]
Columbia Journal of Transnational Law, Vol. 38, Issue 2 (1999), pp. 213-298
Bratton, William W. (Cited 2766 times); McCahery, Joseph A. (Cited 247 times)
38 Colum. J. Transnat'l L. 213 (1999-2000)
The Political Economy of Fraud on the Market [article]
University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 160, Issue 1 (December 2011), pp. 69-168
Bratton, William W. (Cited 2766 times); Wachter, Michael L. (Cited 963 times)
160 U. Pa. L. Rev. 69 (2011-2012)
Economic Structure of the Post--Contractual Corporation [comments]
Northwestern University Law Review , Vol. 87, Issue 1 , pp. 180-215
Bratton, William W. (Cited 2766 times)
87 Nw. U. L. Rev. 180 (1992-1993)
The Equilibrium Content of Corporate Federalism [article]
Wake Forest Law Review, Vol. 41, Issue 3 (2006), pp. 619-696
Bratton, William W. (Cited 2766 times); McCahery, Joseph A. (Cited 247 times)
41 Wake Forest L. Rev. 619 (2006)
Deadweight Costs and Intrinsic Wrongs of Nativism: Economics Freedom and Legal Suppression of Spanish [article]
Cornell Law Review, Vol. 84, Issue 3 , pp. 595-695
Cornell, Drucilla (Cited 490 times); Bratton, William W. (Cited 2766 times)
84 Cornell L. Rev. 595 (1998-1999)
Sovereign Debt Reform and the Best Interest of Creditors [article]
Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 57, Issue 1 (January 2004), pp. 1-80
Bratton, William W. (Cited 2766 times)
57 Vand. L. Rev. 1 (2004)
Venture Capital on the Downside: Preferred Stock and Corporate Control [article]
Michigan Law Review, Vol. 100, Issue 5 (March 2002), pp. 891-945
Bratton, William W. (Cited 2766 times)
100 Mich. L. Rev. 891 (March 2002)
The Interpretation of Contracts Governing Corporate Debt Relationships [article]
Cardozo Law Review, Vol. 5, Issue 2 (Winter 1984), pp. 371-408
Bratton, William W. (Cited 2766 times)
5 Cardozo L. Rev. 371 (Winter 1984)
Pari Passu and a Distressed Sovereign's Rational Choices [article]
Emory Law Journal, Vol. 53, Special Edition (2004), pp. 823-868
Bratton, William W. (Cited 2766 times)
53 Emory L.J. 823 (2004)
The New York City Police Department's Civil Enforcement of Quality-of-Life Crimes [notes]
Journal of Law and Policy, Vol. 3, Issue 2 (1995), pp. 447-464
Bratton, William W. (Cited 2766 times)
3 J.L. & Pol'y 447 (1995)
The Academic Tournament over Executive Compensation [reviews]
California Law Review, Vol. 93, Issue 5 (October 2005), pp. 1557-1584
Bratton, William W. (Cited 2766 times)
93 Cal. L. Rev. 1557 (October 2005)
Self-Regulation, Normative Choice, and the Structure of Corporate Fiduciary Law [article]
George Washington Law Review, Vol. 61, Issue 4 (April 1993), pp. 1084-1129
Bratton, William W. (Cited 2766 times)
61 Geo. Wash. L. Rev. 1084 (April 1993)
Confronting the Ethical Case against the Ethical Case for Constituency Rights [article]
Washington and Lee Law Review, Vol. 50, Issue 4 (Fall 1993), pp. 1449-1476
Bratton, William W. (Cited 2766 times)
50 Wash. & Lee L. Rev. 1449 (1993)
Corporate Law's Race to Nowhere in Particular [article]
University of Toronto Law Journal, Vol. 44, pp. 401-440
Bratton, William W. (Cited 2766 times)
44 U. Toronto L.J. 401 (1994)
Shareholder Value and Auditor Independence [article]
Duke Law Journal, Vol. 53, Issue 2 (November 2003), pp. 439-490
Bratton, William W. (Cited 2766 times)
53 Duke L.J. 439 (2003-2004)
An Inquiry into the Efficiency of the Limited Liability Company: Of Theory of the Firm and Regulatory Competition [article]
Washington and Lee Law Review, Vol. 54, Issue 2 (1997), pp. 629-686
Bratton, William W. (Cited 2766 times); McCahery, Joseph A. (Cited 247 times)
54 Wash. & Lee L. Rev. 629 (1997)
Private Standards, Public Governance: A New Look at the Financial Accounting Standards Board [article]
Boston College Law Review, Vol. 48, Issue 1 (January 2007), pp. 5-54
Bratton, William W. (Cited 2766 times)
48 B.C. L. Rev. 5 (2007)
A Theory of Preferred Stock [article]
University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 161, Issue 7 (June 2013), pp. 1815-1906
Bratton, William W. (Cited 2766 times); Wachter, Michael L. (Cited 963 times)
161 U. Pa. L. Rev. 1815 (June 2013)
Tracking Berle's Footsteps: The Trail of the Modern Corporation's Last Chapter [article]
Seattle University Law Review, Vol. 33, Issue 4 (Summer 2010), pp. 849-876
Bratton, William W. (Cited 2766 times); Wachter, Michael L. (Cited 963 times)
33 Seattle U. L. Rev. 849 (2009-2010)
The New Dividend Puzzle [article]
Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 93, Issue 3 (March 2005), pp. 845-896
Bratton, William W. (Cited 2766 times)
93 Geo. L.J. 845 (March 2005)
Law and Economics of English Only [article]
University of Miami Law Review, Vol. 53, Issue 4 (July 1999), pp. 973-976
Bratton, William W. (Cited 2766 times)
53 U. Miami L. Rev. 973 (July 1999)
How Does Corporate Mobility Affect Lawmaking - A Comparative Analysis [article]
American Journal of Comparative Law, Vol. 57, Issue 2 (Spring 2009), pp. 347-386
Bratton, William W. (Cited 2766 times); McCahery, Joseph A. (Cited 247 times); Vermeulen, Erik P. M. (Cited 40 times)
57 Am. J. Comp. L. 347 (2009)
Delaware Law as Applied Public Choice Theory: Bill Cary and the Basic Course after Twenty-Five Years [article]
Georgia Law Review, Vol. 34, Issue 2 (Winter 2000), pp. 447-476
Bratton, William W. (Cited 2766 times)
34 Ga. L. Rev. 447 (1999-2000)
Dividends, Noncontractibility, and Corporate Law [article]
Cardozo Law Review, Vol. 19, Issues 1-2 (September-November 1997), pp. 409-474
Bratton, William W. (Cited 2766 times)
19 Cardozo L. Rev. 409 (1997-1998)
Welfare, Dialectic, and Mediation in Corporate Law [article]
Berkeley Business Law Journal, Vol. 2, Issue 1 (January 2005), pp. 59-76
Bratton, William W. (Cited 2766 times)
2 Berkeley Bus. L.J. 59 (2005)
Never Trust a Corporation [article]
George Washington Law Review, Vol. 70, Issues 5 & 6 (October/December 2002), pp. 867-874
Bratton, William W. (Cited 2766 times)
70 Geo. Wash. L. Rev. 867 (2002)
Bankers and Chancellors [article]
Texas Law Review, Vol. 93, Issue 1 (November 2014), pp. 1-84
Bratton, William W. (Cited 2766 times); Wachter, Michael L. (Cited 963 times)
93 Tex. L. Rev. 1 (2014-2015)
A Transactional Genealogy of Scandal: From Michael Milken to Enron to Goldman Sachs [article]
Southern California Law Review, Vol. 86, Issue 4 (May 2013), pp. 783-868
Bratton, William W. (Cited 2766 times); Levitin, Adam J. (Cited 720 times)
86 S. Cal. L. Rev. 783 (2012-2013)
Treatment Differences and Political Realities in the GAAP-IFRS Debate [article]
Virginia Law Review , Vol. 95, Issue 4 (June 2009), pp. 989-1024
Bratton, William W. (Cited 2766 times); Cunningham, Lawrence A. (Cited 1154 times)
95 Va. L. Rev. 989 (2009)
Shareholders and Social Welfare [article]
Seattle University Law Review, Vol. 36, Issue 2 (Winter 2013), pp. 489-526
Bratton, William W. (Cited 2766 times); Wachter, Michael L. (Cited 963 times)
36 Seattle U. L. Rev. 489 (Winter 2013)
Public Values and Corporate Fiduciary Law [article]
Rutgers Law Review, Vol. 44, Issue 3 (Spring 1992), pp. 675-698
Bratton, William W. (Cited 2766 times)
44 Rutgers L. Rev. 675 (1991-1992)
Manners, Metaprinciples, Metapolitics and Kennedy's Form and Substance [comments]
Cardozo Law Review, Vol. 6, Issue 4 (Summer 1985), pp. 871-916
Bratton, William W. (Cited 2766 times)
6 Cardozo L. Rev. 871 (Summer 1985)
Heedless Globalism: The SEC's Roadmap to Accounting Convergence [article]
University of Cincinnati Law Review, Vol. 79, Issue 2 (Winter 2010), pp. 471-498
Bratton, William W. (Cited 2766 times)
79 U. Cin. L. Rev. 471 (2010-2010)
Tax Coordination and Tax Competition in the European Union: Evaluating the Code of Conduct on Business Taxation [article]
Common Market Law Review, Vol. 38, Issue 3 (2001), pp. 677-718
Bratton, William W. (Cited 2766 times); McCahery, Joseph A.
38 Common Market L. Rev. 677 (2001)
Cited by 7 Articles
Accessed 1 Times
Private Equity's Three Lessons for Agency Theory [article]
Brooklyn Journal of Corporate, Financial & Commercial Law, Vol. 3, Issue 1 (Fall 2008), pp. 1-28
Bratton, William W. (Cited 2766 times)
3 Brook. J. Corp. Fin. & Com. L 1 (Fall 2008)
Gaming Delaware [article]
Willamette Law Review, Vol. 40, Issue 4 (Fall 2004), pp. 853-866
Bratton, William W. (Cited 2766 times)
40 Willamette L. Rev. 853 (2004)
Lyondell: A Note of Approbation [article]
New York Law School Law Review, Vol. 55, Issue 2 (2010-2011), pp. 561-580
Bratton, William W. (Cited 2766 times)
55 N.Y. L. Sch. L. Rev. 561 (2010-2011)
Two Observations on Holocaust Claims [article]
Hastings International and Comparative Law Review, Vol. 24, Issue 3 (Spring 2001), pp. 321-326
Bratton, William W. (Cited 2766 times)
24 Hastings Int'l & Comp. L. Rev. 321 (Spring 2001)
Framing a Purpose for Corporate Law [article]
Journal of Corporation Law, Vol. 39, Issue 4 (Summer 2014), pp. 713-724
Bratton, William W. (Cited 2766 times)
39 J. Corp. L. 713 (2013-2014)
Incomplete Contracts Theories of the Firm and Comparative Governance [article]
Theoretical Inquiries in Law, Vol. 2, Issue 2 (July 2001), pp. 745-782
Bratton, William W. (Cited 2766 times); McCahery, Joseph A. (Cited 247 times)
2 Theoretical Inq. L. 745 (2001)
Supersize Pay, Incentive Compatibility, and the Volatile Shareholder Interest [article]
Virginia Law and Business Review, Vol. 1, Issue 1 (Spring 2006), pp. 55-100
Bratton, William W. (Cited 2766 times)
1 Va. L. & Bus. Rev. 55 (2006)
Unentrapped [article]
George Washington Law Review, Vol. 77, Issue 3 (April 2009), pp. 677-684
Bratton, William W. (Cited 2766 times)
77 Geo. Wash. L. Rev. 677 (2008-2009)
The Separation of Corporate Law and Social Welfare [article]
Washington and Lee Law Review, Vol. 74, Issue 2 (Spring 2017), pp. 767-790
Bratton, William W. (Cited 2766 times)
74 Wash. & Lee L. Rev. 767 (2017)
At the Conjunction of Love and Money: Comment on Julie A. Nelson, Does Profit-Seeking Rule Out Love - Evidence (or Not) from Economics and Law [article]
Washington University Journal of Law & Policy, Vol. 35, pp. 109-116
Bratton, William W. (Cited 2766 times)
35 Wash. U. J. L. & Pol'y 109 (2011)
Reuven Avi-Yonah's Citizens United and the Corporate Form: Still Unuseful [article]
Accounting, Economics, and Law: A Convivium, Vol. 1, Issue 3 (2011), pp. [xlviii]-[xlix]
Bratton, William W. (Cited 2766 times)
1 Account. Econ. Law [xlviii] (2011)
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