June 24, 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.
June 24, 2013 in Memorial Notices | Permalink
May 23, 2013
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.
May 23, 2013 in Memorial Notices | Permalink
May 16, 2013
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.
May 16, 2013 in Memorial Notices | Permalink
April 25, 2013
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.
April 25, 2013 in Memorial Notices | Permalink
February 13, 2013
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.
February 13, 2013 in Faculty News, Memorial Notices | Permalink
January 31, 2013
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.
January 31, 2013 in Memorial Notices | Permalink
January 14, 2013
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.
January 14, 2013 in Memorial Notices | Permalink
January 11, 2013
James Hogg, a professor of law at William Mitchell College of Law, passed away this week
at the age of 83. Hogg served as president and dean of William Mitchell from 1985-95. He also served as dean of Western State College of Law from 2001-03. He was a member of the University of Minnesota Law School faculty from 1956-70.
January 11, 2013 in Memorial Notices | Permalink
January 10, 2013
Professor Beth Eisler of the University of Toledo passed away
last week. She started her academic career at Wayne State and served as the interim dean at Toledo in 2005. She was 66.
January 10, 2013 in Memorial Notices | Permalink