August 20, 2013

In Memoriam: Judge Joseph McLaughlin

Judge Joseph McLaughlin Jr., who joined the Fordham Law faculty in the early 1960's and served as the school's dean from 1971-81, died last week.  Since 1981, he has served as a Federal Judge on the Eastern District of New York and the Second Circuit.  He was 80.

Posted by Dan Filler on August 20, 2013 in Memorial Notices | Permalink

August 19, 2013

In Memoriam: Michael McIntyre

Professor Michael McIntyre of the Wayne State University School of Law passed away last week.  He was 71.  He joined the Wayne State faculty in 1975. 

Posted by Dan Filler on August 19, 2013 in Memorial Notices | Permalink

August 09, 2013

In Memoriam: Craig Bradley

Professor Craig Bradley, the Robert A. Lucas Chair of Law at the University of Indiana - Bloomington, passed away this week.  He was 67.  Bradley was a graduate of the University of Virginia Law School and joined the IU faculty in 1979.

Update: I have corrected Professor Bradley's age.  He was not 70 as I originally reported.

Posted by Dan Filler on August 9, 2013 in Memorial Notices | Permalink

June 25, 2013

In Memoriam: Kathleen Brickey

Kathleen Brickey, the James Carr Professor of Criminal Jurisprudence at Washington University School of Law,  passed away last week.  She was a scholar in the area of corporate and white collar crime.  She was 68.

Posted by Dan Filler on June 25, 2013 in Memorial Notices | Permalink

June 24, 2013

In Memoriam: M. Michael Sharlot (1935-2013)

My former colleague died of a stroke this past weekend.  Mike Sharlot was the Interim Dean and then Dean of the University of Texas School of Law from 1994 to 2000, and had taught there (primarily in the areas of criminal law and evidence) from 1969 until his retirement several years ago.  I will add a link to the UT memorial notice as soon as it appears.

UPDATE:  UT's memorial notice.

Posted by Brian Leiter on June 24, 2013 in Memorial Notices | Permalink

May 23, 2013

In Memoriam: Daniel Schaffer

Professor Daniel Schaffer of the Northeastern University School of Law passed away on May 8.  He was 74.  Schaffer, a tax expert, joined the Northeastern faculty in 1970. 

Posted by Dan Filler on May 23, 2013 in Memorial Notices | Permalink

May 16, 2013

In Memoriam: Richard Coulson

Richard Coulson, professor emeritus at Oklahoma City University School of Law, passed away last week.  He was 70.  Coulson joined the OCU faculty in 1969 and served as the school's dean from 1973-76.

Posted by Dan Filler on May 16, 2013 in Memorial Notices | Permalink

April 25, 2013

Recent Passings: George Bunn and John Sutton Jr.

In recent days, two significant senior colleagues have passed away.  George Bunn, former law dean at the University of Wisconsin, died last Sunday.  He was 87.  In addition to his 17 years on the faculty at Wisconsin, which included leading the school from 1972-75, he was the first general counsel for the U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency from 1961-69.  John Sutton Jr. passed away last Friday at the age of 95.  He served on the University of Texas law faculty from 1957-2003, and was the school's dean from 1979-84.

Posted by Dan Filler on April 25, 2013 in Memorial Notices | Permalink

February 14, 2013

In Memoriam: Ronald Dworkin (1931-2013)

More here.

Posted by Brian Leiter on February 14, 2013 in Memorial Notices | Permalink

February 13, 2013

In Memoriam: Daniel Meador

Dan Meador, the James Monroe Professor of Law Emeritus at the University of Virginia, passed away on Saturday.  He was 86.  In addition to teaching at UVa, Meador - who received his JD from the University of Alabama - served as Alabama's dean from 1966-70.

Posted by Dan Filler on February 13, 2013 in Faculty News, Memorial Notices | Permalink