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4 Feb 2015| Cleveland FoundationThe Cleveland Foundation board of directors has approved $3 million in grants for the month of January. Read more »
Cleveland Foundation centennial gift partners to honor foundation's year of giving with more gifts to the community in 2015As the Cleveland Foundation officially begins its 101st year today, it is pleased to announce that many of the organizations it partnered with last year for the monthly centennial gifts have chosen... Read more »
The Cleveland Foundation board of directors today approved $15.6 million in grants for the fourth quarter of 2014. These latest grants bring the foundation's centennial-year grantmaking total to... Read more »
8 Dec 2014| Cleveland FoundationThe Cleveland Foundation today announced its December centennial gift to the community -- Cleveland Foundation Day of Family Fun -- which will offer a variety of healthy activities at more than three... Read more »
24 Nov 2014| Cleveland FoundationCommunity Foundation Atlas Now Available: Most Comprehensive Dataset About Community Foundations Just PublishedToday at the 2014 Fall Conference for Community Foundations, an international research collaboration unveiled the "Community Foundation Atlas," the most comprehensive directory of the world's... Read more »
28 Oct 2014| Cleveland FoundationThe Cleveland Foundation board of directors announced $13.1 million in grants for the third quarter of 2014. More than $1.4 million will support the foundation's new career and technical... Read more »
The law's good faith principle has traditionally regulated legal relationships, such as the contractual relationship. Equity's more intense fiduciary principle has generally regulated equitable...
Charitable remainder trusts are back! This according to attorney and PGDC contributing author David Wheeler Newman of Mitchell, Silverberg & Knupp, LLP. Read on to see why CRTs are enjoying...
Professor Brian Tamanaha's new book, Failing Law Schools, does a good job of explaining why borrowing to obtain a lower tier law school education has become a bad deal for all too many, but...
Unless the fiduciary issues and the representation issues in a trust dispute are properly sorted out in advance, there is a very real risk that an ill-considered rush to mediate or arbitrate will...
The Interest on Lawyers Trust Account Scheme (IOLTA): Could the medical profession get away with fleecing patients this way?It is coming on a decade since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the IOLTA scheme constitutes a collective taking by the state of the property of clients. Still the scheme continues. Nothing has...
Next year, 2013, marks the 20th anniversary of the judicial/political resolution of the final controversy over the administration and disposition of a certain Massachusetts-sited trust established...
Could the Myriad Codifications of Aspects of the Law of Trusts Culminating with the Uniform Trust Code (2000) Be Doing More Harm than Good?Though the trust is a judge-made creature of equity, the last eighty years have seen numerous rounds of uniform legislation codifying various aspects of the law of trusts, beginning with the Uniform...
Since the 1960s, the trust has been under attack on two fronts in the American law school. First, the traditional Trusts course has been down-graded to elective status, a misguided curricular “...
Charles E. Rounds Jr, Fiduciary Consultant | Article | 2 commentsLaw Schools No Longer Adequately Equip Their Students To Think Like Lawyers: The Unintended Consequences of Decontextualizing ContractsThe process of paralegalizing the American legal academy is now complete. It was inevitable. A course in Contracts does not a complete lawyer make. The curricular marginalization of two of the other...
In an article published on line in 2010, Charles E. Rounds, Jr. suggested that the expansion of legal writing programs in the law schools at the expense of instruction in core legal doctrine is why...
It is the conventional wisdom among today’s academics that law students are better off participating in clinical programs administered in-house by the law schools than taking traditional...
Charles E. Rounds, Jr., delves deeply into law school education to explain how "great swaths of core legal doctrine have been scythed from the required law curriculum, a process of misguided...