Edward B. Rock




In September 2012, Edward Rock was appointed Senior Advisor to the President and Provost and Director of Open Course Initiatives. In this role, Professor Rock is responsible for the University's partnership with Coursera. As an academic, Edward Rock writes widely on corporate law and corporate governance. In recent years, working with Marcel Kahan at NYU, he has written a series of award-winning articles on hedge funds, corporate voting, proxy access, corporate federalism and mergers and acquisitions. Currently, he is working on the implications for corporate law of substantially controlling the classic shareholder – manager “agency costs” through changes in market and firm practices.

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This course will give you a glimpse into six different areas of American law: Tort Law, Contract Law, Property, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, and Civil Procedure. You will gain insight into the complexities and dilemmas that arise from the application of law in different settings, and what is distinctive about American approaches.

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