Carter G. Bishop

Professor of Law

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Professor Carter's Curriculum Vitae

 

Biography

Professor Bishop works in the fields of corporations, contracts, and taxation and is a leading national authority on limited liability companies. He is a co-author of Contracts: Cases and Theory of Contractual Obligation (West 2008) and Limited Liability Companies: Tax & Business Law (Warren, Gorham & Lamont, Updated Semiannually), a leading treatise on business entity law, and over 50 articles. He has taught at several major law schools throughout the United States including Georgetown, George Washington University, Washington & Lee, American University, Catholic University and University of San Diego. He was a tenured professor at William Mitchell College of Law before joining Suffolk Law. Professor Bishop served as a National Reporter for four separate uniform law projects sponsored by the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws and has served as an advisor for several American Law Institute law restatement projects.

 

Publications


Books

CONTRACTS: CASES & THEORY OF CONTRACTUAL OBLIGATION (WEST AMERICAN CASEBOOK SERIES) (2008) (with James F. Hogg and Daniel D. Barnhizer)

SELECTED RULES FOR CONTRACTS (WEST) (2008) (with James F. Hogg and Daniel D. Barnhizer)

CONTRACTS, CASES, PROBLEMS AND MATERIALS (1997) (with James F. Hogg)

LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANIES: TAX AND BUSINESS LAW (1994 & Supp. 2005-2007) (with Daniel S. Kleinberger) (Westlaw Database: WGL-LLC)

FEDERAL PARTNERSHIP TAXATION, A GUIDE TO THE LEADING CASES, STATUTES, & REGULATIONS (1990) (with Jennifer J.S. Brooks)


Current Articles

Desiderata: The Single Member Limited Liability Company Olmstead Charging Order Statutory Lacuna, 16 STANFORD J. L. BUS. & FIN. 222 (2011)

The Minority Shareholder Fiduciary Duty to Maintain An S Corporation Election, 13 J. BUS. ENTITIES 16 (2011)

The Series LLC: Tax Classification Appears in Rear View, 130 TAX NOTES 315 (2011)

LLC Charging Orders: A Jurisdictional and Governing Law Quagmire, 12 :3 J. BUS. ENTITIES 14 (2010)

The Low-Profit LLC (L3C): Program Related Investments by Proxy or Perversion?, 63 ARK. L. REV.(Fayetteville) 243 (2010)

Forgotten Trust: A Check-The-Box Achilles Heel, 43 SUFFOLK L. REV. 529 (2010)

Through the Looking Glass: Status Liability and the Single Member and Series LLC Perspective, 42 SUFFOLK L. REV. 459 (2009)

Reverse Piercing: A Single Member LLC Paradox, 54 S.D.L. REV. 199 (2009)

The Deontological Significance of Nonprofit Corporate Governance Standars: A Fiduciary Duty of Care Without a Remedy, 57 CATH. U. L. REV. 701 (2008)

Directorial Abdication and the Taxonomic Role of Good Faith in Delaware Corporate Law, 2007 MICH. ST. L. REV. 905 (2008)
 

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Education

  • BS, Ball State University
  • MBA, JD, Drake University
  • LLM, New York University
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Courses Taught

  • Contracts
  • Federal and State Taxation
  • International Business Transactions
  • Business Organizations and Corporations