UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS NEWS — Robert Todd (Bob) Laurence, 78, Professor Emeritus of law, passed away June 21, 2024, surrounded by his wife, Pk, their devoted black lab, Chaco, and family and friends. Laurence joined the U of A School of Law faculty in 1981 where he was later named the Robert A. Leflar Professor of Law. In 2002, he was appointed to the rank of Distinguished Professor.