• In Memoriam: Walter J. Wadlington

    Walter J. Wadlington III died peacefully on May 27. He was 88.

    Mr. Wadlington attended Duke University and Tulane Law School before serving in the Army Judge Advocate General Corps. After a few years of practicing law, he received a Fulbright Fellowship to Edinburgh, Scotland, where he discovered ...

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  • In Memoriam: Edwin J. Dryer

    Edwin J. Dryer died on April 28, at the age of 102.

    Mr. Dryer was a dedicated member of the Institute for over 70 years. He regularly attended the ALI Annual Meeting, including last year’s 95th Annual Meeting at the age of 101. He was a member ...

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  • In Memoriam: William Saxton

    William "Bill" M. Saxton, former Butzel Long Chairman and CEO, passed away on April 15. He was 92.

    A member of ALI for 20 years, Mr. Saxton's career spanned more than six decades. Most recently, he was Counsel and a Director Emeritus of Butzel Long. He lectured ...

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  • In Memoriam: Michael Coper

    Michael Coper, Professor Emeritus of Australian National University (“ANU”) College of Law passed away on April 13.

    Appointed in 1998, Professor Coper served as dean of ANU College of Law, and as Robert Garran Professor of Law, until the end of 2012. He is ANU College of Law ...

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  • In Memoriam: Roswell B. Perkins

    In Memoriam: Roswell B. Perkins

    Roswell B. (Rod) Perkins passed away on March 10, at the age of 92.

    “Rod Perkins was a beloved and admired leader of The American Law Institute for many years,” said ALI President David F. Levi. “He served as President from 1980 to 1993 and as Chair of ...

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