In memoriam: Larry Starcher

January 19, 2023

FOX NEWS — Former West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Larry V. Starcher has died. He was 80. Starcher, who served as a Monongalia County Circuit Judge before being elected to the state’s Supreme Court, died on Saturday, according to a statement from the court.

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In memoriam: Herbert Morris

January 19, 2023

UCLA COLLEGE — Professor emeritus Herbert Morris, a globally renowned scholar and teacher of law and philosophy and a foundational member of UCLA School of Law’s faculty, died on Dec. 14. He was 94. An instrumental leader at UCLA for seven decades, Morris earned his bachelor’s degree at UCLA, law degree from Yale Law School

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In Memoriam: Donald McEachin

December 5, 2022

UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA SCHOOL OF LAW — U.S. Rep. A. Donald McEachin ’86, a University of Virginia School of Law alumnus who was reelected to his fourth term in Congress this month, died Monday of colorectal cancer. He was 61. McEachin, a Democrat representing Virginia’s 4th District, devoted more than 20 years to serving the people

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In memoriam: Paul Asofsky

November 7, 2022

UH LAW CENTER — Paul Asofsky, former senior advisor and faculty member with the University of Houston Law Center’s LL.M. tax law program, passed away on Friday, Oct. 28. He was 81. “Paul helped contribute to the prominence of the Law Center’s LL.M. tax law program by bringing high-level practice experience to the classroom,” said Leonard M. Baynes, Dean

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In memoriam: Beatrice Moulton 

November 7, 2022

UC HASTINGS LAW — UC Hastings Professor Emerita Bea Moulton, who began working at the College in 1984 as the Director of Clinical Instruction, has died of cancer at the age of 83. Ms. Moulton, who started as an adjunct professor, is credited with writing a proposal that obtained $1 million in funding from the State

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In memoriam: Dmitry Karshtedt

November 7, 2022

LAW.COM — George Washington law professor Dmitry Karshtedt, a popular and active presence in intellectual property circles, was found dead in his Washington apartment on Sunday for reasons that are unclear. He was in his mid-40s. “We have lost a brilliant scholar, a cherished teacher, a devoted colleague, and a kindhearted, caring man, not at

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In memoriam: John Jay Osborn

October 31, 2022

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE — John Jay Osborn Jr., who while attending Harvard Law School wrote “The Paper Chase,” a 1971 novel following the tense relationship between an earnest student and his imperious contract law professor that was made into a feature film and then a television series, died on Oct. 19 at his home in

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In memoriam: Benjamin R. Civiletti

October 31, 2022

UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND — The University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law mourns the passing of the Honorable Benjamin Civiletti ’61, who died on Oct. 16.  “The Honorable Benjamin Civiletti had a huge impact in the legal world and remained a dear friend of the law school throughout his prestigious career,” said Maryland Carey

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In memoriam: Michael L. Wachter

October 24, 2022

THE DAILY PENNSYLVANIAN — Former Penn Professor Michael L. Wachter, who taught at the University for over 50 years, passed away on Sep. 3, 2022. Originally from Brooklyn, New York, Wachter earned a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University, joining Penn right after he graduated. At Penn, he served as a professor at

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In memoriam: Bob Toll

October 19, 2022

PENN CAREY LAW — Robert “Bob” Toll L’66 was a brilliant and talented attorney and business leader with an abiding commitment to lawyering in the public interest and supporting University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School students who sought to pursue public interest and government careers. Through the Robert and Jane Toll Foundation, Bob and his

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