Jeffrey F. Beatty is a two-time winner of the Beckwith Prize, Boston University's highest undergraduate teaching award. His research expertise includes constitutional law, torts, contracts, and the uniform commercial code. In 1998, the Academy of Legal Studies in Business (ALSB) awarded him the Charles Hewitt Award for excellence in teaching, presented annually to one professor in the United States. The highest honor for teaching conferred by the ALSB, this award is dedicated to the communication and recognition of creative teaching practices of business law. Prior to his teaching, Professor Beatty worked for several years as a legal aid lawyer, concentrating on immigration law and general civil litigation. He also practiced in a private firm, where he concentrated on general civil litigation, including trials and appeals of tort, contract, employment, and property cases.Susan S. Samuelson is the author of 'Study Guide', published 2004 under ISBN 9780324206296 and ISBN 0324206291.