Scott to Head American Law and Economics Association

Spring 2014

Robert E. Scott, the Alfred McCormack Professor of Law and incoming interim dean, has been named president of the American Law and Economics Association. Scott assumed his new role at the group’s annual meeting in May of 2014. He is a founding member of the association, which is dedicated to advancing economic understanding of law, public policy, and regulation. Scott will begin his term as interim dean at Columbia Law School on July 1 and will serve until Gillian Lester takes over as dean on January 1, 2015.