US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies at 87

23 September 2020

NPR — Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the demure firebrand who in her 80s became a legal, cultural and feminist icon, died Friday. The Supreme Court announced her death, saying the cause was complications from metastatic cancer of the pancreas.

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In Memoriam: Edward Kleinbard

1 September 2020

USC NEWS — Edward D. Kleinbard, Ivadelle and Theodore Johnson Professor of Law and Business at the USC Gould School of Law, died on June 28 of cancer. He was 68.

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In Memoriam: Kathryn Venturatos Lorio

1 September 2020

THE NEW ORLEANS ADVOCATE — Kathryn Venturatos Lorio, a beloved 40-year faculty member – and, briefly, dean – of Loyola University College of Law, died Sunday at Passages Hospice of pancreatic cancer. She was 71.

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In Memoriam: Richard Paul Thornell

1 September 2020

HOWARD UNIVERSITY — I regret to inform you of the recent passing of Richard Paul Thornell, Professor Emeritus who served as a faculty member in the Howard University School of Law from 1976 – 2005.  After receiving a bachelor’s degree from Fisk University, Professor Thornell became the second black graduate of Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School….

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In Memoriam: Joe Spurlock II

1 September 2020

TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW — Texas A&M University School of Law mourns the passing of Judge Joe Spurlock II, senior professor of law and director of the Asian Judicial Institute. Judge Spurlock – a colleague, friend and legal legend – became a founding faculty member of the law school when its long-term success was considered wishful thinking….

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In Memoriam: Nadine Taub

1 September 2020

RUTGERS LAW SCHOOL — Professor Emerita Nadine Taub served on the faculty in Newark for about 30 years commencing in the early 1970s and was a pioneer in the field of Women’s Rights through her groundbreaking clinical practice, teaching and scholarship.

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In Memoriam: Joseph Conrad Sweeney

1 September 2020

FORDHAM LAW NEWS — The Fordham Law community is mourning the passing of Professor Joseph C. Sweeney, the John D. Calamari Distinguished Professor of Law Emeritus. Sweeney was a member of the Fordham Law faculty for 47 years—from 1966 until his retirement in 2013. He was also the founding faculty advisor to the Fordham International Law Journal (FILJ) and remained….

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In Memoriam: Edward Kleinbard

1 September 2020

USC GOULD LAW — It is with great sadness that I share news of the passing of our beloved colleague and professor Edward Kleinbard, who had been bravely battling cancer for the past two years. Ed was an important member of the Gould School of Law for more than a decade, was widely regarded as one….

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In Memoriam: Donald Lampert

1 September 2020

CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW — Donald Lampert, who taught Workers Compensation as an adjunct professor at Case Western Reserve University School of Law for 28 years, passed away on August 10, 2020 from a hemorrhagic stroke.  He is survived by his wife, Patty and his son, Charles.

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In Memoriam: Stephen F. Williams

1 September 2020

UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO LAW — The Hon. Stephen F. Williams, a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit who served for nearly two decades on the University of Colorado Law School faculty, died Aug. 7 due to complications from the coronavirus. He was 83.

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