In Memoriam: Professor Emeritus Walter Wadlington

3 June 2019

UVA LAW — Walter Wadlington, a professor emeritus at the University of Virginia School of Law known for his kindness and influence as an academic, died Monday. He was 88

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In Memoriam: Notre Dame Professor John Copeland Nagle

28 May 2019

NOTRE DAME LAW — It is with a heavy heart that I announce that John Copeland Nagle, Notre Dame Law School’s John N. Matthews Professor of Law, died on May 18, 2019, after a short illness.

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In Memoriam: Constitutional Scholar Kenneth Karst

22 April 2019

UCLA LAW — Kenneth Karst, an influential constitutional law scholar, teacher and longtime faculty member who had a profound effect in shaping UCLA School of Law, died on April 9. He was 89 years old.

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Wisconsin Law housing rights champion Vel Phillips dies at 95

8 April 2019

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON — Wisconsin Law alumna Vel Phillips ’51, the law school’s first African-American graduate, died on April 17. She was 95. Phillips — the first African-American to serve on Milwaukee’s Common Council and the first woman elected to it — became an influential voice in the national movement for fair housing during the….

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Stanford Law mourns the death of alumnus and military pilot

27 March 2019

STANFORD LAW SCHOOL — Stanford Law alumnus Christopher “Tripp” Zanetis ’17 died near the border of western Iraq and Syria when his United States military helicopter crashed during a troop transport. Zanetis, 37, was an active Air National Guard member and helicopter pilot, as well as a fire marshal for the New York City Fire….

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Cumberland Law alumna and judge Helen Shores Lee dies at 77

27 March 2019

SAMFORD UNIVERSITY —  Cumberland Law alumna and retired judge Helen Shores Lee passed away on July 2 at the age of 77. Lee was the daughter of famed civil rights attorney Arthur Shores, who defended Martin Luther King Jr. during the Montgomery Bus Boycott.

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In Memoriam: William & Mary Law Professor William W. Van Alstyne

19 February 2019

WILLIAM & MARY LAW — William W. Van Alstyne, one of the nation’s foremost constitutional law scholars, and William & Mary’s Lee Professor of Law from 2004 to 2012, died on January 29 in Southern California.

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John Marshall Remembers Professor Ronald Smith

29 October 2018

JOHN MARSHALL LAW SCHOOL — Ronald C. Smith, a retired professor from The John Marshall Law School in Chicago, died Oct. 19, 2018. He was 84.

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John Marshall Remembers Former Dean Robert Gilbert “Gil” Johnston

29 October 2018

JOHN MARSHALL LAW SCHOOL — Robert Gilbert “Gil” Johnston, a former dean at The John Marshall Law School in Chicago, died on June 21, 2018. He was 86.

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Georgetown Law mourns the passing of Stephen B. Cohen

28 August 2018

GEORGETOWN LAW — Professor Stephen B. Cohen taught tax and human rights courses at Georgetown Law to generations of students.

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