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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In Memoriam: Craig Christensen

13 November 2019

SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF LAW — It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Craig W. Christensen at his home in Ventura, CA, after a valiant battle with Alzheimer’s and COPD.

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In Memoriam: William Allen

13 November 2019

NYU LAW — Judge William T. Allen, Nusbaum Professor of Law and Business and founding director of the Pollack Center for Law & Business at NYU, passed away on October 13, 2019, at the age of 75. Joining NYU Law in 1997, Allen taught Corporation Law, Corporate Governance, and Mergers and Acquisitions at both the Law School….

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In Memoriam: Stephanie Abramson

13 November 2019

NYU LAW — Life Trustee, Director of Law and Business Experiential Courses, and Adjunct Professor Stephanie Abramson ’69 passed away on May 3. Abramson earned her JD, with honors, from the Law School in 1969, after earning her BA, with honors, from Harvard University’s Radcliffe College.

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