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Record: Legal Oral History Project: David Skeel, April 23, 2002.


Legal Oral History Project: David Skeel, April 23, 2002.

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1472 Biddle Law Library
Year: Running Time: Format:
2002 VHS


Penn Law Faculty David Skeel is the author of Icarus in the Boardroom (Oxford University Press, 2005) and Debt’s Dominion: A History of Bankruptcy Law in America (Princeton University Press, 2001), as well as numerous articles and other publications. [More] He has been interviewed on Nightline, Chris Matthews’ Hardball (MS-NBC), National Public Radio, and Marketplace, among others, and has been quoted in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post and many other publications. Skeel has twice received the Harvey Levin award for outstanding teaching, as selected by a vote of the graduating class as well as the Universitys Lindback Award for distinguished teaching. In addition to corporate law and bankruptcy, Skeel also writes on sovereign debt, law and religion, and poetry and the law, and is an elder at Tenth Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia.


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