‘Emphasizing the Public Interest in Charitable Gifts’

Susan Gary, Restricted Charitable Gifts: Public Benefit, Public Voice, 81 Albany Law Review 101 (2018), available at SSRN. Susan Gary’s ‘Restricted Charitable Gifts: Public Benefit, Public Voice’ makes the case for legal reforms that reflect the public’s interest in loosening donor control of charitable gifts. Gary writes that her article is aimed at advocating for the adoption of reforms that increase ‘the consideration of the public benefit standard in charities law’, so I know that she didn’t set out to change the way I teach my Estates course. But that’s exactly what she did, and it’s why I like her article … (more)

[Sarah Waldeck, JOTWELL, 15 October]

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