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Furnish presents papers in Colima, Mexico

November 23, 2010

Dale Furnish, professor emeritus at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, recently presented two papers – “Thirty-Five Years of International Judicial Cooperation in U.S. Practice,” and “The Comparative Lawyer as Expert Witness on Foreign Law,” – at the annual meeting of the Mexican Academy of Private International and Comparative Law.

The meeting was held Oct. 13-16 in Colima, Colima, Mexico.

Furnish enjoys an international reputation for his work in comparative law and International commercial and trade law, as well as U.S. commercial law.  Bilingual in Spanish, he has been invited to teach and speak in every country in South and Central America, and has served as Visiting Professor at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) and the University of Sonora, Mexico (UNISON) and on two occasions at the Catholic University of Peru. Professor Furnish was elected a Supernumerary Member of the Mexican Academy of Private International and Comparative Law in 2003, one of only two U.S. jurists so honored to date.

He has taught courses on Contracts, Secured Transactions and other Uniform Commercial Code topics, Creditor-Debtor, Bankruptcy, Mexican (Comparative) Law and NAFTA.

Judy Nichols,
Office of Communications, College of Law