In Memoriam: Martin Dickinson

22 January 2020

UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS SCHOOL OF LAW — The University of Kansas School of Law community is mourning the passing of former dean and longtime professor Martin Dickinson, who died Jan. 5 in Estes Park, Colorado. He was 81. Dickinson was KU Law’s longest-serving faculty member. He gave 48 years to the law school, from when he started teaching….

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In Memoriam: Clemence Smith

2 January 2020

LOYOLA LAW SCHOOL — Clemence Smith died on February 22, 2019, at the age of 98, just shy of her 99th birthday. In 1952, Clem was appointed as the first female faculty member at Loyola Law School, and only the sixth female tenure-track faculty member in the country to be appointed at any ABA-accredited law school.

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In Memoriam: Karen Daniel

31 December 2019

CHICAGO-TRIBUNE — Daniel was happy she was about to begin work in January at the Exoneration Project at the University of Chicago, partly because she could bring the dog, said Lauren Myerscough-Mueller, an attorney at Exoneration Project. She was also planning to work soon with the Northwestern Prison Education Program to teach legal research and writing….

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In Memoriam: Kenneth Lloyd Port

6 December 2019

MITCHELL HAMLINE SCHOOLS OF LAW –Professor Ken Port is being remembered by his colleagues at Mitchell Hamline as a vigorous scholar and dedicated teacher in the world of intellectual property—with a particular passion for Japan. He loved traveling with his family, teaching abroad, writing articles and books, spending time at his cabin in Wisconsin, and….

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In Memoriam: David L. Shapiro

4 December 2019

HARVARD LAW TODAY — David L. Shapiro ’57, an icon of federal courts jurisprudence, died Tuesday, November 19. He was 87 years old. A longtime professor of law at Harvard Law School, Shapiro co-edited the leading casebook in the field of federal jurisdiction, Hart and Wechsler’s “The Federal Courts and the Federal System” (Foundation Press).

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In Memoriam: David Schuman

19 November 2019

AROUND THE O — David Schuman, professor of practice at the University of Oregon School of Law, a former justice on the Oregon Court of Appeals and a deputy attorney general of Oregon, died Oct. 8. He was 75.

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In Memoriam: Kenneth Karst

14 November 2019

UCLA NEWSROOM — Kenneth Karst, an influential constitutional law scholar, teacher and longtime faculty member who had a profound effect in shaping UCLA School of Law, died April 9. He was 89. A prolific and celebrated author in a wide range of fields, Karst was also a favorite of students, colleagues and peers. His efforts to….

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In Memoriam: Norman Lefstein

13 November 2019

IU ROBERT H. MCKINNEY LAW — The IU McKinney School of Law mourns the loss of one of its greatest leaders and the longest-serving dean in the school’s history. Dean Emeritus Norman Lefstein passed away on August 29, 2019, at the age of 82.

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In Memoriam: Eleanor DeArman Kinney

13 November 2019

IU ROBERT H. MCKINNEY LAW — Professor Emerita Eleanor DeArman Kinney passed away on Friday, November 16 at the age of 71. Professor Kinney joined the law school faculty in 1984 and in 1986 founded the school’s internationally recognized Center for Law and Health (later named the William S. and Christine S. Hall Center for Law….

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In Memoriam: Wilhelmina Reuben-Cooke

13 November 2019

SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY — Wilhelmina Reuben-Cooke, Syracuse University professor emerita of law and an influential leader at Duke University, died Oct. 22. She was 72. A native of South Carolina, Reuben-Cooke was one of the first five African American undergraduate students at Duke University and was active in the civil rights movement.

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