October 14, 2010
In Memoriam: Louis Henkin (1917-2010)
A longtime faculty member at Columbia Law School, Professor Henkin was one of the leading figures in international law of the post-War era. There is more information about his career here.
UPDATE: Columbia's memorial notice.
October 09, 2010
In Memoriam: Richard Nagareda (1963-2010)
I am very sorry to have to report the untimely and sudden death of Professor Nagareda, a gifted teacher (he visited at Texas when I taught there, and the students raved about him) and leading civil procedure scholar, best-known for his work on class actions. There is a memorial notice from Vanderbilt here.
August 30, 2010
In Memoriam: Steven Goldberg (1947-2010)Georgetown's memorial notice is here.
August 27, 2010
In Memoriam: Bruce Winick (1944-2010)Jonathan Simon (Berkeley) has a fine memorial notice in honor of his former colleague. The University of Miami notice is here.
August 23, 2010
In Memoriam: Benjamin Kaplan (1911-2010)The Harvard memorial notice is here.
July 20, 2010
In Memoriam: Paul McDaniel (1936-2010)A leading tax scholar, Professor McDaniel held full-time posts at Boston College, New York University, and the University of Florida. Blog Emperor Caron has more.
December 09, 2009
In Memoriam: C. Edwin Baker (1947-2009)
I am sorry to report that the distinguished First Amendment scholar, and longtime faculty member at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, passed away suddenly on December 8. You can find out more about his career and work from his Penn homepage.
UPDATE: The Penn memorial notice is here.
November 11, 2009
In Memoriam: Fred C. Zacharias (1953-2009)I am very sorry to report that my friend and former colleague at the University of San Diego School of Law, Fred Zacharias, passed away after battling cancer over the last year. Fred was a leading scholar in the field of legal ethics, and played an important institutional role in upholding academic excellence at San Diego. There are some very nice memorials and recollections from current and former colleagues and friends, including Larry Solum, Bruce Green, Orly Lobel, and Mike Rappaport.
August 05, 2009
In Memoriam: John H. Barton (1936-2009)
The Stanford memorial notice is here.
June 03, 2009
In Memoriam: Thomas Franck (1931-2009)
A leading scholar of international law, Professor Franck spent almost his entire academic career at the New York University School of Law. The NYU memorial notice is here.