Richard F. Dole
Bobby Wayne Young Professor of Consumer Law
B.A., Bates College; LL.B., Cornell University; LL.M., Cornell University; S.J.D., University of Michigan
Professor Dole graduated with distinction from Cornell Law School in 1961 where he was a Ford Foundation Fellow. He received his S.J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School in 1966. He joined the Law Center faculty in 1978 as a full professor after teaching at the University of Iowa College of Law for 14 years.
Professor Dole is a commercial law expert and a scholar of bankruptcy, consumer protection, and creditors' rights and debtors' protections. He has written a treatise on Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code and has been a consultant on Bankruptcy Revision to the United States Senate Judiciary Committee.
Professor Dole has been a member of the American Law Institute since 1977 and has chaired the Texas Commission on Uniform State Laws. Professor Dole has been a visiting research scholar at the University of Tokyo Faculty of Law and a visiting scholar of the Institute for Monetary Studies of the Bank of Japan, the Japanese Federal Reserve.
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