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Robert Suggs

Professor of Law

Phone: (410) 706-2937
Fax: (410) 706-2184
E-mail:
rsuggs @ law.umaryland.edu

Office: 453

BA, 1968, University of Michigan
JD, 1973, Harvard University

Curriculum Vitae


Biography | Selected Publications

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.

Books

Minorities and Privatization: Economic Mobility at Risk (1989).

Book Chapters

A Dialogue in Search of Meaning, in Painting: New York Africa (Noah Jemisin ed., 1993).

Articles

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 Report 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]



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