Civics 101
Civics 101
Jan 20, 2021
Inauguration Day
Play • 6 min

The Constitution makes it clear that the four-year presidential term begins and ends at noon on January 20th. The time, date and the words of the presidential oath are committed to ink in the law of the land, but the rest of it? The pomp, the circumstance, the parade, the balls, the crowds? Yeah, we invented the rest of it. Journalist and media consultant Brenna Williams takes us through the day that the incumbent or the President-elect becomes the leader of the free world.

The Law School Toolbox Podcast: Tools for Law Students from 1L to the Bar Exam, and Beyond
The Law School Toolbox Podcast: Tools for Law Students from 1L to the Bar Exam, and Beyond
Alison Monahan and Lee Burgess - Law School Toolbox, LLC
282: Listen and Learn -- Duty of Loyalty (Corporations)
Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! In today's episode, we're talking about the duty of loyalty owed by directors and officers of a corporation, and the main types of conduct they are prohibited to engage in. In this episode we discuss: * A review of the rule for duty of loyalty * The four types of prohibited conduct when the officer's interest is placed before that of the corporation * The situations in which a conflict of interest occurs * Usurpation of a corporate opportunity * Other topics that duty of loyalty is often tested with * Analyzing three hypos from California bar exam essays involving duty of loyalty Resources: * “Listen and Learn” series (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/law-school-toolbox-podcast-substantive-law-topics/#listen-learn) * California Bar Examination – Essay Questions and Selected Answers, July 2015 (https://www.calbar.ca.gov/Portals/0/documents/admissions/gbx/July2015_CBXSelectedAnswers_EssayQuestions1-6_R.pdf) * California Bar Examination – Essay Questions and Selected Answers, February 2009 (https://juraxbar.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/February-2009-CBX.pdf) * California Bar Examination – Essay Questions and Selected Answers, February 2002 (https://juraxbar.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/February-2002-CBX.pdf) * Examples & Explanations: Corporations, by Alan R. Palmiter (https://www.amazon.com/Corporations-Examples-Explanations-Alan-Palmiter/dp/1454802472) * Podcast Episode 280: Listen and Learn – Piercing the Corporate Veil (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/podcast-episode-280-listen-and-learn-piercing-the-corporate-veil/) * Corporations 101 – A Quick Look at Upperclassmen Courses (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/corporations-101-a-quick-look-at-upperclassmen-courses/) Download the Transcript (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/episode-282-listen-and-learn-duty-of-loyalty-corporations/) If you enjoy the podcast, we'd love a nice review and/or rating on Apple Podcasts (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/law-school-toolbox-podcast/id1027603976) or your favorite listening app. And feel free to reach out to us directly. You can always reach us via the contact form on the Law School Toolbox website (http://lawschooltoolbox.com/contact). If you're concerned about the bar exam, check out our sister site, the Bar Exam Toolbox (http://barexamtoolbox.com/). You can also sign up for our weekly podcast newsletter (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/get-law-school-podcast-updates/) to make sure you never miss an episode! Thanks for listening! Alison & Lee
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