Professor of LawPhone: (410) 706-2937
BA, 1968, University of Michigan
JD, 1973, Harvard University
Professor Suggs joined the faculty in 1991, after practicing law in New York City as Associate General Counsel of a Fortune 500 firm and working as a senior policy analyst for a Washington, D.C., think tank. Professor Suggs previously taught law at Arizona State University and as a visiting professor at Georgetown.
He is the author of Minorities and Privatization: Economic Mobility at Risk (1989) and articles on corporate anti-takeover statutes, economic development, and the effects of racial status on market transactions. Professor Suggs has served as chair of the mayor's Minority Business Enterprise/Women's Business Enterprise Advisory Committee.
He currently teaches Copyright, a Copyright Seminar, Business Associations, and Not for Profit Corporations.
Minorities and Privatization: Economic Mobility at Risk (1989).
A Dialogue in Search of Meaning, in Painting: New York – Africa (Noah Jemisin ed., 1993).
A Functional Approach to Copyright Policy, 83 University of Cincinnati Law Review (forthcoming 2015). [Full Text]
Poisoning the Well: Law & Economics and Racial Inequality, 57 Hastings Law Journal 255 (2005). [Full Text]
Multi-Community Membership, Free Riders, and Effective Governance, 1 Loyola Public Interest Law Reporter 13 (1996).
Bringing Small Business Development to Urban Neighborhoods, 30 Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review 487 (1995). [Full Text]
Business Combination Antitakeover Statutes: The Unintended Repudiation of the Internal Affairs Doctrine and Constitutional Constraints on Choice of Law, 56 Ohio State Law Journal 1097 (1995). [Full Text]
Racial Discrimination in Business Transactions, 42 Hastings Law Journal 1257 (1991). [Full Text]
Rethinking Minority Business Development Strategies, 25 Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review, 101 (1990). [Full Text]