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Claire Moore Dickerson

The Senator John B. Breaux Chair in Business Law
AB, magna cum laude, 1971, Wellesley College; JD, 1974, Columbia University; LLM in Taxation, 1981, New York University

E-mail:  claire.dickerson@tulane.edu
Telephone:  504.862.8826
Office:  Weinmann Hall, Room 255-A

 
 

Biography:

Claire Moore Dickerson is also permanent visiting professor at the University of Buea in Cameroon.  She came to Tulane from the Rutgers University School of Law in Newark, New Jersey, where she was Professor of Law, Dickson Scholar, Schuchman Fellow, co-director of Rutgers’s Global Legal Studies program, and, later, the holder of the Visiting Lowenstein Chair.
 
Commended world-wide for her distinguished scholarly and teaching activity in fields such as business associations, contracts, comparative law, and international business transactions, Professor Dickerson is also noted for her focus on the intersection between commerce and human rights.
 
As a student at Columbia Law School, Professor Dickerson was a Stone Scholar.  From law school, she went to the international law firm of Coudert Brothers in New York.  Following 12 years and partnership there, she became partner of, and later counsel to, Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis, a Philadelphia-based firm.  In 1986, Professor Dickerson began her teaching career at St. John's University School of Law.
 
Professor Dickerson's scholarship has applied socioeconomic principles to business-related areas of law, with a particular focus on standards of performance.  Her research interests have taken her to Africa, principally Cameroon, Ivory Coast, and Senegal, and she has presented her work both overseas and at home. Active in several professional legal organizations, including the Law & Society Association and the American Society of International Law, Professor Dickerson has served on the executive committee of the socioeconomic section of the Association of American Law Schools. 

Professor Dickerson's CV   |   SSRN author page 

Courses:
Fall 2012 - Contracts I; Business Enterprises
Spring 2013 - International Business Transactions
Other courses -  Comparative Corporate Governance Seminar
 


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Book Chapters

Corporate Social Responsibility: Lessons from the South on Law and Business Norms, in LAW AND ECONOMICS: TOWARD SOCIAL JUSTICE (Dana Gold ed.: Elsevier book series Research in Law and Economics 2009).

Bracketed Flexibility: Standards of Performance Level the Playing Field, in GOVERNANCE IN PARTNERSHIP AND CLOSE CORPORATION LAW IN EUROPE AND THE UNITED STATES (Joseph A. McCahery, Theo Raaijmakers & Erik P.M. Vermeulen eds.: Oxford University Press 2004).

 

Introduction to the chapter on Globalization in LYNNE L. DALLAS, LAW AND PUBLIC POLICY: A SOCIO-ECONOMIC APPROACH (Carolina Academic Press 2004)

 

The Recognition of the Individual: A Human Rights Perspective for International Commerce, in MORAL IMPERIALISM: A CRITICAL ANTHOLOGY (Berta Esperanza Hernández-Truyol, ed.: New York University Press 2002).





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