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)
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
January 31, 2013
In Memoriam: Richard Barnes
Professor Richard Barnes of the University of Mississippi School of Law passed away last week
as a result of an automobile accident. Barnes, who joined the Mississippi faculty in 1989, was 58 years old.
Posted by Dan Filler on January 31, 2013 in Memorial Notices | Permalink
January 14, 2013
In Memoriam: Jeff O'Connell
Jeffrey O'Connell, Professor Emeritus at the University of Virginia School of Law, passed away last week
. He was 84. O'Connell, a torts and insurance scholar who was an early proponent of no-fault insurance, graduated from Harvard Law. Over his career, he also taught at Illinois and Iowa, and visited at a number of other schools.
Posted by Dan Filler on January 14, 2013 in Memorial Notices | Permalink