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Brian Leiter
University of Chicago Law School

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August 08, 2015

In Memoriam: Robert Burt

Yale Law Professor Robert Burt passed away this week.  Rick Garnett has a remembrance here.  Professor Burt was 76,


August 8, 2015 in Faculty News, Memorial Notices | Permalink

August 04, 2015

In Memoriam: Marc Poirier

The sad news this week is that Marc Poirier, of Seton Hall Law, passed away.  He was 63.


August 4, 2015 in Memorial Notices | Permalink

July 23, 2015

In Memoriam: Christopher Fairman

Ohio State Law Professor and Associate Dean Christopher Fairman passed away uexpectedly this week.  He was 54.  Details are here.


July 23, 2015 in Memorial Notices | Permalink

May 26, 2015

In Memoriam: Daniel Meltzer (1951-2015)

The Harvard memorial notice is here.


May 26, 2015 in Memorial Notices | Permalink

April 28, 2015

In Memoriam: Greg Lastowka

Professor Gregory Lastowka of Rutgers-Camden Law passed away last night, after a year-long battle with cancer.  He was 46.  Greg was a serious scholar - writing across areas of Cyberlaw and IP - but was also a particularly humane colleague.  He is missed.


April 28, 2015 in Memorial Notices | Permalink

March 20, 2015

In Memoriam: Larry Schlam

Professor Lawrence Schlam of Northern Illinois University College of Law passed away March 7.  Schlam was one of the original members of the NIU Law faculty.  He was 72.


March 20, 2015 in Memorial Notices | Permalink

March 19, 2015

In Memoriam: Robert Pitler

Professor Robert Pitler of Brooklyn Law School passed away this week.  He was 74.  Pitler joined the Brooklyn Law faculty in 1988.


March 19, 2015 in Memorial Notices | Permalink

March 18, 2015

In Memoriam: Dave Frohnmayer

Dave Frohnmayer, a former Dean of the University of Oregon School of Law - and later, the University's President - died last week at the age of 74. 


March 18, 2015 in Memorial Notices | Permalink

March 17, 2015

In Memoriam: Charles Rice

Professor Emeritus Charles Rice of the University of Notre Dame Law School passed away late last month.  He joined the Notre Dame faculty in 1969.   Rice was 83.


March 17, 2015 in Memorial Notices | Permalink

In Memoriam: William Wilks

William Wilks, a long-time legal academic who served as Dean of the Dickinson School of Law and later as President and Dean of the South Texas School of Law, died last month.  He was 83.


March 17, 2015 in Memorial Notices | Permalink