Distinguished Legal Scholar Richard R.W. Brooks Joins Columbia Law School
New York, May 9, 2013—Richard R.W. Brooks, a renowned legal scholar from Yale Law School with expertise in contracts, law and economics, and issues of racial justice, will join the Columbia Law School faculty as the Charles Keller Beekman Professor of Law on July 1.
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His scholarship includes numerous books and articles that analyze policy issues through the lens of law and economics. For example, in 2006 he had two articles published in the Columbia Law Review: “Incorporating Race,” concerning the theory and practice of attributing race, as a matter of law, to corporate persons and “Credit Past Due,” about the absence of traditional credit institutions in poor communities.