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Robert Heidt

Professor Emeritus of Law
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heidt[at] indiana[dot]edu
B.A. at University of Wisconsin--Madison, 0
J.D. at University of Wisconsin--Madison, 1972
Torts (B531)
Products Liability (B654)
Insurance Law (B717)
Antitrust Law I (B729)
Seminar in Tort Reform (L650)
In the News
  • Earned his J.D. and graduated second in his class from the University of Wisconsin—Madison; elected to the Order of the Coif
  • Trial Attorney, United States Department of Justice Antitrust Division (1973-1978)
  • Clerk, Hon. John W. Reynolds, Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin (1972-1973)
  • President, Indiana Association of Scholars

Professor Heidt began his teaching career at the University of Nebraska, joining the faculty at Indiana Law in 1982. He teaches Antitrust, Torts, Law and Economics, Insurance Law and Products Liability.

A recipient of the Charles Whistler Faculty Fellowship, Heidt writes in the field of antitrust as well as other areas. He has served as a consultant for the Asia Foundation with the National Law Development Agency of Indonesia and with other third world organizations. As a part of that consultancy, he taught legal drafting to third world governments. He attended the founding meetings of both the Conference on Critical Studies and the American Association of Law and Economics. He retired in 2013.

Robert  Heidt
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