Thursday, May 3, 2007

Henry Hansmann ’74 Article Among Year’s Ten Best

An article written by Augustus E. Lines Professor of Law Henry B. Hansmann ’74 has been recognized as one of the ten Best Corporate and Securities Articles of 2006 by Corporate Practice Commentator.  The quarterly journal reprints the year’s top scholarly articles in the field, based on a poll of law professors who survey hundreds of corporate and securities articles.

Professor Hansmann’s article, co-written with Reinier Kraakman ’79 and Richard Squire, is titled “Law and the Rise of the Firm.”  It was selected from a list of 450 articles and will be published in the upcoming issue of Corporate Practice Commentator.

Past Yale Law School professors so honored include Roberta Romano ’80 and Ian Ayres ’86.