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Spirit of the Law featuring Dean Robert Rasmussen

03/12/2013: 12:30PM - 1:10PM

Musick Law Building (LAW) 7

Spirit of the Law welcomes Dean Robert Rasmussen as its featured speaker on Tuesday, March 12th.  Light lunch will be served.

Robert K Rasmussen joined USC Law as dean and Carl Mason Franklin Chair in Law in August 2007.  Dean Rasmussen's scholarly expertise is focused on the interaction of market forces and corporate reorganization law, and his most recent work addresses fundamental changes in corporate reorganization practice.  He teaches Contracts and Realities of Commercial Lending.  Dean Rasmussen earned his J.D. cum laude from the University of Chicago Law School, where he was comment editor of the University of Chicago Law Review, and his BA, magna cum laude from Loyola University of Chicago.  He clerked for the Honorable John C. Godbold, chief judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit and worked in the Civil Division Appellate Staff at the U.S. Department of Justice, handing litigation in the U.S. Courts of Appeals and the Supreme Court before joining the Vanderbilt faculty.  He also has been a visiting professor at the University of Chicago and University of Michigan law schools.

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