In memoriam: William Redak 

March 13, 2023

DAILY CAMERA — On the evening of February 21st, 2023, William (“Bill”) Redak Jr left us at age 80 after a long battle with lung cancer. Bill grew up in Albuquerque where he graduated from Highland High school in 1960. He attended the University of Colorado and the CU School of Law and began his

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In memoriam: John L. Pottenger

March 6, 2023

PATCH — John L. “Jay” Pottenger, Jr. Yale law professor and tireless advocate for fair housing, died peacefully on Thursday, February 23, 2023 at Connecticut Hospice, surrounded by his wife, Sue, and his three children Will, Jack, and Emma.

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In Memoriam: Kristy Martinez

February 27, 2023

COLORADO LAW — It is with heavy hearts that we share news of the passing of Judge Kristy Martinez, who served as the first full-time director of the University of Colorado Law School’s Korey Wise Innocence Project and then on the Boulder County Court following her appointment by then-Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper in 2019. Judge Martinez passed

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In Memoriam: Lauren Edelman

February 14, 2023

BERKELEY — It is with a very heavy heart that we are writing to share the sad news that our wonderful colleague, Laurie Edelman, passed away tonight.  Laurie had been seriously ill since late December, but had been doing better until recently. Laurie joined the Berkeley Law faculty in 1996 and was the Agnes Roddy Robb

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In memoriam: Alexander Tallchief Skibine

February 13, 2023

S.J. QUINNEY COLLEGE OF LAW — It is with the heaviest of hearts that I share the passing of Alexander (Alex) Tallchief Skibine, the S.J. Quinney Endowed Professor of Law at the S.J. Quinney College of Law. Alex’s passing is an enormous loss for both our college community and the field of Indian Law.

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In Memoriam: Michael J. Kelly

February 6, 2023

UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND — The Maryland Carey Law community mourns the loss of former dean Michael J. Kelly, who passed away January 20. Kelly served as dean from 1975 to 1991, leading the development of some of the law school’s seminal academic programs and ushering the school into a new era of legal education characterized

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In Memoriam: Kent Greenawalt

February 6, 2023

COLUMBIA LAW SCHOOL — R. Kent Greenawalt ’63, a renowned authority on constitutional law and legal philosophy who wrote prolifically and profoundly about religion, freedom of speech, and constitutional theory over the course of his five-decade-long career as a Columbia Law School professor, died on January 27, 2023. He was 86.

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In Memoriam: David B Lipsky

February 2, 2023

CORNELL CHRONICLE — David B. Lipsky ’61, a renowned conflict resolution, negotiation and collective bargaining scholar, a former dean of the ILR School and the founding director of the Scheinman Institute, died Jan. 17 in Ithaca. He was 83.

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In memoriam: Frank Merritt

January 19, 2023

THE BLADE — Frank S. Merritt, a University of Toledo professor of law emeritus, who gained respect as an educator, a Boy Scout leader, and in the local astronomical community, died Dec. 8 in Kingston of Perrysburg. He was 79. The cause was complications of leukemia, his daughter, Catherine Merritt, said.

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In memoriam: Doug Heindreich

January 19, 2023

MITCHELL HAMLINE — Doug Heidenreich, an instrumental leader and professor at William Mitchell College of Law and Mitchell Hamline School of Law for more than 60 years, died Wednesday at the age of 90.

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