The Law of Philanthropy in the 21st Century

2009 Chicago-Kent Law Review Live Symposium

Presented in partnership with the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel Foundation (ACTEC Foundation)

Symposium Editor

Professor Anne-Marie Rhodes, Loyola University Chicago College of Law

Chicago-Kent College of Law
565 West Adams Street
Chicago, Illinois 60661
Friday, October 23, 2009
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8:00am–8:30am Registration & Continental Breakfast Front Lobby
8:30am–8:45am Introduction to the Symposium Ogilvie Auditorium
8:45am–10:15am Panel 1: Governance Ogilvie Auditorium
10:15am–10:30am Break Front Lobby
10:30am–12:15pm Panel 2: Governance Continued  Ogilvie Auditorium
12:15pm–1:30pm Lunch Break and Keynote Morris Hall
1:30pm–2:45pm Panel 3: Tax Ogilvie Auditorium
2:45pm–3:00pm Break Front Lobby
3:00pm–4:00pm Panel 4: Donor Intent  Ogilvie Auditorium
4:00pm–4:15pm Closing Remarks Ogilvie Auditorium

Panel Participants

Panel 1: Governance

Panel Commentator
Harvey Dale, University Professor of Philanthropy and the Law, New York University School of Law

Lloyd Hitoshi Mayer, Associate Professor of Law, Notre Dame Law School
Regulating Philanthropy in the 21st Century: An Institutional Choice Analysis

Melanie B. Leslie, Professor of Law, Cardozo Law School
Rethinking Fiduciary Duty Law

Evelyn Brody, Professor of Law, IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law
How Public is Private Philanthropy? Separating Reality from Myth

>Panel 1 Video<

Panel 2: Governance Continued

Panel Commentator
John D. Colombo, Albert E. Jenner, Jr. Professor of Law, University of Illinois College of Law

Dana Brakman Reiser, Professor of Law, Brooklyn Law School
Governance of Nonprofit/For-Profit Hybrids

Mark Sidel, Professor of Law, Faculty Scholar and Lauridsen Family Fellow, University of Iowa
New Developments in Community Foundation Law in the United States

>Panel 2 Video<


Marion Fremont-Smith, Adjunct Lecturer and Senior Research Fellow at the Hauser Center for Nonprofit Organizations, Harvard University

>Keynote Video<

Panel 3: Tax

Panel Commentator
David A. Brennan, Dean and W.T. Lafferty Professor of Law, University of Kentucky College of Law

Wendy Gerzog, Professor of Law, University of Baltimore School of Law
Reforming the Charitable Split-Interest Rules (Again)

Terri Helge, Associate Professor of Law, Texas Wesleyan University School of Law
The Taxation of Cause-Related Marketing

Ray Madoff, Professor of Law, Boston College Law School
What Leona Helmsley Can Teach Us about the Charitable Deduction

>Panel 3 Video<

Panel 4: Donor Intent

Panel Commentator
Nancy A. McLaughlin, Robert W. Swenson Professor of Law and Associate Dean for Faculty Research and Development, S.J. Quinney College of Law

Susan N. Gary, Orlando J. and Marian H. Halls Professor of Law, University of Oregon School of Law
Drafting for Donor Intent

Joshua Tate, Assistant Professor of Law, SMU Dedman School of Law
Should Charitable Trust Enforcement Rights be Assignable?

>Panel 4 Video<