Matthew T. Bodie

Saint Louis University School of Law

Professor of Law

100 N. Tucker Blvd.

St. Louis, MO 63101

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

42

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Ideas:
“  Research on corporate governance, labor and employment law, and information privacy. Current projects include: employee participation in corporate governance, including codetermination; privacy and property rights in employee data; and the relationship between workers and the firm more generally.  ”

Scholarly Papers (42)

1.

AOL Time Warner and the False God of Shareholder Primacy

Journal of Corporation Law, Vol. 31, pp. 975-1002, 2006, Hofstra Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 05-21
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 08 Aug 2005
Matthew T. Bodie
Saint Louis University School of Law
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AOL, Time Warner, shareholder primacy, mergers and acquisitions

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The Law and Policy of People Analytics

University of Colorado Law Review, Forthcoming, Saint Louis U. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-6
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 26 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 10 May 2016
Saint Louis University School of Law, Saint Louis University - School of Law, Saint Louis University - School of Law and Saint Louis University - Department of Management
Downloads 779 (39,146)
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employee voice, big data, privacy, employment discrimination, human resources, people analytics

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The False Promise of One Share, One Vote

Hofstra Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-01 , Cardozo Law Review, Vol. 30, 2008
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 10 Mar 2008
Grant M. Hayden and Matthew T. Bodie
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law and Saint Louis University School of Law
Downloads 573 (58,623)
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shareholder, vote, merger, democracy, corporate

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The Future of the Casebook: An Argument for an Open-Source Approach

Journal of Legal Education, Vol. 57, No. 1, pp. 10-35, Hofstra Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 05-02
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 25 Mar 2005 Last Revised: 07 Dec 2012
Matthew T. Bodie
Saint Louis University School of Law
Downloads 404 (89,684)
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legal education, open source, commons-based peer production

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The Uncorporation and the Unraveling of 'Nexus of Contracts' Theory

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 109, 2011, Hofstra University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-45, Saint Louis U. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010-31
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 10 Dec 2010
Grant M. Hayden and Matthew T. Bodie
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law and Saint Louis University School of Law
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Shareholder Democracy and the Curious Turn Toward Board Primacy

William & Mary Law Review, Vol. 51, No. 6, pp. 2071-2121, 2010, Hofstra Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-13, Saint Louis U. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010-03
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 16 Apr 2010
Grant M. Hayden and Matthew T. Bodie
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law and Saint Louis University School of Law
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Corporate Governance, Shareholder Democracy, Board Primacy, Corporate Voting

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Employees and the Boundaries of the Corporation

RESEARCH HANDBOOK ON THE ECONOMICS OF CORPORATE LAW, Edward Elgar, 2011, Saint Louis University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2011-03
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 03 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 08 Jan 2012
Matthew T. Bodie
Saint Louis University School of Law
Downloads 259 (145,473)
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Corporate Governance, Theory of the Firm, Employees, Employee Ownership

Questions About the Efficiency of Employment Arbitration Agreements

Number of pages: 78 Posted: 23 Mar 2004
Matthew T. Bodie
Saint Louis University School of Law
Downloads 157 (230,335)
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Arbitration agreements, employment contract, employees

Questions About the Efficiency of Employment Arbitration Agreements

Hofstra Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 05-08
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 06 Apr 2005
Matthew T. Bodie
Saint Louis University School of Law
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Arbitration agreements, employment contract, employees

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Participation as a Theory of Employment

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 89, 2013, Saint Louis U. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-20
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 18 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 13 Jun 2013
Matthew T. Bodie
Saint Louis University School of Law
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theory of the firm, employee, employment, participation

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Employee Testing, Tracing, and Disclosure as a Response to the Coronavirus Pandemic

Washington University Journal of Law and Policy, Vol. 64, 2020, Saint Louis U. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2020-23
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 11 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 14 Sep 2020
Matthew T. Bodie and Michael McMahon
Saint Louis University School of Law and Saint Louis University, School of Law
Downloads 215 (174,131)
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The Bizarre Law & Economics of 'Business Roundtable v. SEC'

Journal of Corporation Law, Vol. 38, Issue 1 (2012), Hofstra Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-15
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 24 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2012
Grant M. Hayden and Matthew T. Bodie
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law and Saint Louis University School of Law
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Business Roundtable, law and economics, proxy access, SEC, shareholder voting, corporate governance

12.

Aligning Incentives with Equity: Employee Stock Options and Rule 10b-5

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 22 Jul 2003
Matthew T. Bodie
Saint Louis University School of Law
Downloads 209 (178,888)
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employee stock options, Rule 10b-5, securities fraud, employment contract

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NASCAR Green: The Problem of Sustainability in Corporations and Corporate Law

Wake Forest Law Review, Vol. 46, No. 3, p. 101, 2011, Saint Louis U. Legal Studies Research Paper 2011-24
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 05 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2011
Matthew T. Bodie
Saint Louis University School of Law
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corporate law, sustainability, corporate social responsibility, NASCAR

14.

The Corporation Reborn: From Shareholder Primacy to Shared Governance

61 B.C. L. REV. 2419 (2020), SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 435 , Saint Louis U. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2019-04
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 24 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 02 Mar 2021
Grant M. Hayden and Matthew T. Bodie
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law and Saint Louis University School of Law
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corporate governance, employee governance, shareholder voting, codetermination, corporate social responsibility, shareholder primacy, shareholder franchise, workplace democracy

15.

Employment as Fiduciary Relationship

Georgetown Law Journal, 2017 , Saint Louis U. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-7
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 27 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 10 May 2016
Matthew T. Bodie
Saint Louis University School of Law
Downloads 199 (187,179)
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employment law, fiduciary duty, duty of loyalty, employee governance, incomplete contracts

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Open Access in Law Teaching: A New Approach to Legal Education

Lewis & Clark Law Review, Forthcoming, Hofstra Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 06-30
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 11 Oct 2006
Matthew T. Bodie
Saint Louis University School of Law
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Open access, open source, casebooks, legal education

17.

Mother Jones Meets Gordon Gekko: The Complicated Relationship between Labor and Private Equity

Colorado Law Review, Vol. 79, No. 4, 2008, Saint Louis U. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2008-07
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 16 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2008
Matthew T. Bodie
Saint Louis University School of Law
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union, labor, SEIU, private equity, card-check agreements

18.

Codetermination in Theory and Practice

Florida Law Review, Vol. 73, No. 2, 2021, Saint Louis U. Legal Studies Research Paper 2020-18, SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 481
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 11 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 24 May 2021
Grant M. Hayden and Matthew T. Bodie
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law and Saint Louis University School of Law
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codetermination, employee participation, corporate governance, comparative corporate governance

19.

The Effects of Jury Ignorance About Damage Caps: The Case of the 1991 Civil Rights Act

NYU Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 01-02; Hofstra Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 05-01
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 07 Mar 2005
Rebecca E. Hollander-Blumoff and Matthew T. Bodie
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law and Saint Louis University School of Law
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Arrow's Theorem and the Exclusive Shareholder Franchise

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 62, No. 1217, 2009, Hofstra Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-06
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 23 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2009
Grant M. Hayden and Matthew T. Bodie
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law and Saint Louis University School of Law
Downloads 150 (238,677)

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corporate governance, corporate voting, shareholder voting, corporate democracy, theories of corporate voting, Arrow's theorem

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The Post-Revolutionary Period in Corporate Law: Returning to the Theory of the Firm

Seattle University Law Review, Vol. 35, No. 4, 2012, Saint Louis U. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-6
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 24 Jan 2013
Matthew T. Bodie
Saint Louis University School of Law
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theory of the firm, corporate law

22.

Information and the Market for Union Representation

Virginia Law Review, Vol. 94, 2008, Hofstra Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-18
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 17 May 2007
Matthew T. Bodie
Saint Louis University School of Law
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union, union representation, representation election, labor market

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Workers, Information, and Corporate Combinations: The Case for Non-Binding Employee Referenda in Transformative Transactions

Washington University Law Review, Vol. 85, 2008, Hofstra Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-19
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 17 May 2007
Matthew T. Bodie
Saint Louis University School of Law
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corporation, mergers and acquisitions, shareholder primacy, employee participation

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Shareholder Voting and the Symbolic Politics of Corporation as Contract

Wake Forest Law Review, Vol. 53, 2018, SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 407, Saint Louis U. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2018-8
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 14 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2018
Grant M. Hayden and Matthew T. Bodie
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law and Saint Louis University School of Law
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shareholder primacy, nexus of contracts, corporate contract, theory of the firm

25.

Income Inequality and Corporate Structure

Stetson Law Review, Vol. 45, No. 1, 2015, Saint Louis U. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-6
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 26 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 11 May 2016
Matthew T. Bodie
Saint Louis University School of Law
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income inequality, corporate law, stakeholder theory, employment law, labor law

26.

The Market as Negotiation

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 96, No. 3, 2021, Saint Louis U. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2021-04
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 04 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2021
Rebecca E. Hollander-Blumoff and Matthew T. Bodie
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law and Saint Louis University School of Law
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negotiation, markets, market price, contract law, appraisal rights, psychology

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The Best Way Out Is Always Through: Changing the Employment At-Will Default to Protect Personal Autonomy

University of Illinois Law Review, 2017, Saint Louis U. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-5, Humanistic Management Network, Research Paper Series No. 11/16
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 27 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 31 May 2016
Matthew T. Bodie
Saint Louis University School of Law
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employment at-will, personal autonomy, default rules, sticky default

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Larry from the Left: An Appreciation

Virginia Law & Business Review (2013) Forthcoming, Saint Louis U. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-29, Hofstra Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-18
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 18 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 13 Dec 2013
Grant M. Hayden and Matthew T. Bodie
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law and Saint Louis University School of Law
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Larry Ribstein, nexus of contracts theory, employee ownership

29.

The Roberts Court and the Law of Human Resources

Berkeley Journal of Employment and Labor Law, Vol. 34, No. 2, 2013, Saint Louis U. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-18
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 04 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 11 Jun 2013
Matthew T. Bodie
Saint Louis University School of Law
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Supreme Court, Roberts Court, Labor Law, Employment Law, Employment Discrimination, Human Resources

30.

The Law of Employee Data: Privacy, Property, Governance

Indiana Law Journal, Vol. 97, 2021-2022, Saint Louis U. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2021-14
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 14 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2021
Matthew T. Bodie
Saint Louis University School of Law
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employee data, employee privacy, data privacy, intellectual property, big data, algorithmic management

31.

The Potential for State Labor Law: The New York Greengrocer Code of Conduct

Hofstra Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 04-16
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 05 Nov 2004
Matthew T. Bodie
Saint Louis University School of Law
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greengrocer code, state labor law, employment law

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The Case for Employee Referenda on Transformative Transactions as Shareholder Proposals

Washington University Law Review, Vol. 87, No. 4, pp. 897-905, 2010, Saint Louis U. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010-11
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 12 May 2010 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2010
Matthew T. Bodie
Saint Louis University School of Law
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Shareholder Proposals, Employee Referenda, Corporate Governance, Mergers And Acquisitions, SEC Rule 14a-8

33.

Mandatory Disclosure in the Market for Union Representation

Florida International University Law Review Symposium: Whither the Board? The National Labor Relations Board at 75, March 2011, Saint Louis University Legal Studies Research Paper 2011-02
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 17 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 26 Jan 2011
Matthew T. Bodie
Saint Louis University School of Law
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Labor Law, Representation Elections, Mandatory Disclosure

34.

Holacracy and the Law

Delaware Journal of Corporation Law, vol. 42, issue 3, pp. 619-686, 2018, Saint Louis U. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2018-21
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 06 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2020
Matthew T. Bodie
Saint Louis University School of Law
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Taking Employment Contracts Seriously

Seton Hall Law Review, Vol. 50, 2020, Saint Louis U. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2020-20
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 11 Sep 2020
Matthew T. Bodie
Saint Louis University School of Law
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employment law, employment contract, employment relationship, New Private Law, common-law contract

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The Next Iteration of Progressive Corporate Law

Washington and Lee Law Review, Vol. 74, No. 2, 2017, Saint Louis U. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2017-11
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 14 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2018
Matthew T. Bodie
Saint Louis University School of Law
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progressive corporate law, theory of the firm, employee participation

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Trademark's 'Ship of Theseus' Problem

Southern California Law Review Postscript, Summer, 2021
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 27 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 24 May 2021
Matthew T. Bodie
Saint Louis University School of Law
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trademark, service marks, dilution, fissuring, assignment in gross, naked licensing

38.

Labor Interests and Corporate Power

Boston University Law Review, Vol. 99, 2019, Saint Louis U. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2020-19
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 11 Sep 2020
Matthew T. Bodie
Saint Louis University School of Law
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labor unions, corporate governance

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Lessons from the Dramatists Guild for the Platform Economy

University of Chicago Legal Forum, 2017, Saint Louis U. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2017-12
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 14 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2018
Matthew T. Bodie
Saint Louis University School of Law
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platform economy, gig economy, definition of employee, Dramatists Guild, Screenwriters Guild

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From Mandates to Governance: Restructuring the Employment Relationship

Maryland Law Review (Forthcoming 2021), Saint Louis U. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2021-15
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 13 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2021
Brett McDonnell and Matthew T. Bodie
University of Minnesota Law School and Saint Louis University School of Law
Downloads 29 (568,614)

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employment law, corporate governance, labor law, employment representation

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Workplace Freakonomics

I/S: A Journal of Law and Policy for the Information Society, vol. 14, 2017, Saint Louis U. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2017-25
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 06 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2020
Matthew T. Bodie
Saint Louis University School of Law
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information privacy, employee privacy, freakonomics

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Worker Participation, Sustainability, and the Puzzle of the Volkswagen Emissions Scandal

In Beate Sjåfjell and Christopher M. Bruner (eds), Cambridge Handbook of Corporate Law, Corporate Governance and Sustainability (Cambridge University Press, 2019), Chapter 18., University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2019-23
Posted: 08 May 2019 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2020
Matthew T. Bodie
Saint Louis University School of Law

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codetermination, governance culture, accountability, VW, supervisory board, compliance