Poets&Quants for Undergrads has selected Professor of Business Law T. Leigh Anenson at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business as a Top 50 Undergraduate Business Professor for 2018. It’s the second annual list (grouped, not ranked) from the digital publication of undergraduate business education news.
Professor T. Leigh Anenson Makes the Case for Equity COLLEGE PARK, Md. (Oct. 18, 2018) — Strict enforcement of the law sometimes rewards dirty-dealing and hypocrisy, which bothered T. Leigh Anenson as a business litigator. Her new book, Judging Equity: The Fusion of Unclean Hands in U.S. Law, explores a safety valve in the legal system designed to correct injustice.
Two board members at the University of Maryland’s Center for the Study of Business Ethics, Regulation and Crime (C-BERC) were profiled in the Women Leading Research initiative at the Robert H. Smith School of Business. Congratulations to Christine Beckman for her work on risks and rewards for multidisciplinary work and Leigh Anenson for her work on ways to save government pensions.
SMITH BRAIN TRUST — Millions of government employees are counting on the funds from their pension plans to get them through their retirement years. But a potential economic crisis looms. Many state and local pension systems teeter on the brink of financial disaster. What is more, there is no federal oversight of the asset managers controlling the $3 trillion in these funds.
Leigh Anenson, associate professor of business law, received her JD from the University of Akron School of Law. Her research involves rethinking the role of ancient equity in contemporary court practice in the United States.
Research by Leigh Anenson When AIG executives received their annual bonuses even after the struggling firm took $700 million in federal bailout funds, a storm of public criticism erupted. AIG justified its decision to pay the bonuses by claiming it was contractually obliged to do so.
Strict enforcement of the law sometimes rewards dirty-dealing and hypocrisy, which bothered T. Leigh Anenson as a litigator. Her new book, "Judging Equity: The Fusion of Unclean Hands in U.S. Law," explores a safety valve in the legal system designed to correct injustice.