Faculty Profile & Scholarship, 1942-1962

Laurence Ackerman

Acting Dean, 1942-1946

Professor of Law, 1942-1953

d. 1994. A.B. 1929, Lehigh; LL.B. 1932, Columbia University; M.A. 1936 University of Pennsylvania.  Admitted to practice in New York, 1933.  First Dean, University of Connecticut School of Business Administration, 1941-1963; Dean of University of Connecticut College of Insurance; Acting Dean, University of Connecticut School of Law, 1942-1946.  Professor of Law, 1942-1953.  President, Norwich Savings Society, 1963-1975.  Received University Medal, 1990.  Subject: Insurance

Books

Risks We Face: An Introduction to Property Insurance, New York: National Board of Fire Underwriters (1956)

Journal Articles 

“Arbitration- a Facet of Pension Planning and Pension Administration” 6 Journal of the American Society of Chartered Life Underwriters 244 (1952)

“Economic and Social Implications of Private Pension Plans” 30 The Trust Bulletin 22 (1951) Also published in 90 Trusts and Estates 103 (1951)

“Life Underwriter’s Library” 1 Journal of the American Society of Chartered Life Underwriters 172 (1946)

Doctrine of Avoidable Consequences in Disability Insurance” 4 University of Newark Law Review 8 (1938)

“ ‘What is a Fire’- an Insurance Definition” 2 University of Newark Law Review 111 (1937)

“Anticipatory Repudiation and Disability Insurance” 1 University of Newark Law Review 47 (1936) 

Misc. 

“A Sentimental Journey: The Law School Joins the University” The Starr Report Summer/Fall 1984

“Fundamentals of the Federal Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance System, and the Medicare Program” American College of Life Underwriters (1968)

“A Survey of Group Life Insurance Programs for Active and Retired Employees” Prepared for the Council on Employee Benefit Plans.  School of Business Administration, University of Connecticut (1957)

“Arbitration and Arbitrators Under Pension Plans” Labor-Management Institute, University of Connecticut (1950)

“Pension Plan Financing” Labor-Management Institute, University of Connecticut (1950)

 

Robert J. Affeldt

Assistant Professor of Law, 1957-1958

b. 1921,d. 2005.  A.B. 1942, University of Detroit; M.A. 1945 University of Detroit; LL.B. 1951, Notre Dame Law School; LL. M. 1957, Yale University.  Admitted to practice in Iowa, 1956.  Assistant Professor of Law, University of Connecticut School of Law, 1957-1958.  Subjects: Torts, Legal Writing

Books

Labor Law: Cases, Materials, Notes and Comments, Toledo, Ohio (1963)

Book Reviews

“Harlan Fiske Stone: Pillar of the Law” 6 The University of Kansas Law Review 116 (1957)

 

John R. Batt

Assistant Professor of Law, 1960-1961

b. 1934, d.2009.  B.A. 1956, John Hopkins University; B.C.L. 1959, William and Mary College of Law; LL.M. 1960, Yale Law School.  Assistant Professor of Law, University of Connecticut School of Law, 1960-1961.  Professor of Law, University of Kentucky College of Law, 1962-present.

Book Reviews

“Legal Realism of Jerome N. Frank: A Study of Fact-skepticism and the Judicial Process (Book Review)” 6 Wayne Law Review 441 (1960)

 

Charles Bertrand Bayly

Assistant Professor of Law, 1946-1947

b. 1914, d. 2005.  A.B. 1936, Yale College; LL. B. 1939, Harvard Law School; LL. M. 1940, Harvard Law School.  Editorial Board, Harvard Law Review.  Instructor, Ohio State University, 1940.  Department of Justice, Attorney Claims Division, 1941-1942.  Assistant Professor of Law, University of Connecticut School of Law, 1946-1947.  Senior Tax Counsel, Columbia Broadcasting System.  Subjects: Probate Law, Contracts

 

Leon Alvah Bradbury

Lecturer in Law, 1952-1953

b. 1911, d. 1984.  B.S. 1933, Colby College; LL. B. 1936, Harvard Law School; M.B.A. 1947, Harvard University.  Admitted to practice in Connecticut, 1937.  Practice with Connecticut Mutual Life Ins. Co., 1936-1938; Warner Brothers Co., 1939-1942; private practice since 1948.  Lecturer in Law, University of Connecticut School of Law, 1952-1953.  Subject: Legal Accounting

 

Joseph B. Burns

Lecturer, 1947-1973

B.A. 1936, University of Connecticut; LL. B. 1942, Hartford College of Law.  Admitted to practice in Connecticut, 1948.  General Counsel and President, Fuller Brush Co. 1944-1969.  Executive Secretary, State Gaming Commission, 1972-1973.  State Transportation Commissioner, 1973-March 1975.  Private practice since 1975.  President, University of Connecticut Foundation, 1965-1968.  Received the Distinguished Alumni Award, 1959; O’Neill Award, 1961; Connecticut Alumni Service Award, 1989.  Established Joseph B. Burns Scholarship.  Subjects: Taxation, Labor Law

 

Shirley Raissi Bysiewicz

Professor of Law, 1956-1989

Law Library Director, 1956-1983

b. 1930, d. 1990.  B.A. 1951 and LL. B. 1954, University of Connecticut; MSLS Southern Connecticut State University.  Admitted to practice in Connecticut, 1954.  Practice with Raissi & Raissi, 1954-1959.  Prosecutor, Town of Enfield.  Served on the Governor’s Permanent Commission on the Status of Women.  Founder and Vice President of the Connecticut Women’s Educational and Legal Fund, Inc.  First women to hold elected office in the Connecticut Bar Association, Treasurer, 1975-1976.  First tenured female professor at the University of Connecticut School of Law, 1972. Shirley Bysiewicz Law Librarian Scholarship endowed in 1990 to benefit dual degree candidates pursuing degrees in library science and law.  Professor of Law and Law Library Director, University of Connecticut School of Law, 1956-1983.  Subjects: Legal Research and Writing, Family Law, Elder Law, Gender Discrimination.

Books

Sources of Connecticut Law, Boston: Butterworth Legal Pub. (1987)

Attorney’s Elderly Law Desk Manual, Shirley Raissi Bysiewicz, Ed.  (1987)

Soviet Law and Economy, Shirley Raissi Bysiewicz, Contributor. Boston: M. Nijhoff (1986)

Juvenile Law Handbook, Shirley Raissi Bysiewicz, Ed.  Connecticut Bar Association (1984)

Monarch’s Dictionary of Legal Terms, New York: Monarch Press (1983)

Problems for Effective Legal Research, Boston: Little, Brown (1979)

Forms of Town Government in Connecticut, Institute of Public Service, University of Connecticut (1952)

Journal Articles

“Connecticut ERA” 51 Connecticut Bar Journal 113 (1977)

“Women Lawyers in Connecticut: a Survey” 49 Connecticut Bar Journal 123 (1975)

“A History of the First One Hundred Years: Women in Connecticut Law” 49 Connecticut Bar Journal 360 (1975)

“The Legal Status of the Dakota Indian Woman” 3 American Indian Law Review 255 (1975)

“Women Penetrating the Law” 9 Trial 27 (1973)

“Married Women’s Surnames” 5 Connecticut Law Review 598 (1972)

“Wanted: Parental Leaves” 39 Connecticut Teacher 11 (1971)

“Facts and Figures on County Law Libraries in the Country and Specifically in Connecticut” 43 Connecticut Bar Journal 134 (1969)

Book Reviews

“Oh Promise Me (Book Review)” 64 American Bar Association Journal 1727 (1978)

“Sexual Barrier (Book Review)” 71 Law Library Journal 220 (1978)

“Discrimination Against Women: Congressional Hearing on Equal Rights in Education and Employment (Book Review)” 3 Journal of Law and Education 4 (1974)

“The Influence of Federal Grants: Public Assistance in Massachusetts (Book Review)” 64 Law Library Journal 381 (1971)

“John F. Kennedy on Education (Book Review)” 59 Law Library Journal 335 (1966)

Misc.

All-University Conference on Legal Problems of the Elderly” (9th annual, 1986, Hartford, Connecticut) Compiled by Shirley R. Bysiewicz (1986)

“Step Relationships in Connecticut” October 1986 378-397

“Women in the Law” Focus Magazine, May 1981

“The Status of Women in Legal Education” 9 Trial Magazine 6 (1973)

“1972 AALS Questionnaire on Women in Legal Education” 25 Journal of Legal Education 503 (1973)

“1969-70 Compilation of Bar Examination Questions (review)” 39 Bar Examiner 104 (1970)

Selected Annotated Bibliography on Education for Professional Responsibility” University of Connecticut School of Law (1968)

“Survey of County Law Libraries in Connecticut” originally presented as author’s thesis, Southern Connecticut State College (1967)

“22 Years of the Starr Report” 7 Star Report 1 (1966)

“Writing a Legal Memorandum” 6 Starr Reports 4 (1966)

“Law School Faculty Library Questionnaire” 59 Law Library Journal 273 (1965)

“The New Library” 4 Starr Report 1 (1963)

In Memoriam

“In Memoriam: Shirley Bysiewicz” Starr Report 14 (Summer 1990)

 

Francis C. Cady

Lecturer in Law, 1947-1962

Professor of Law, 1962-1980

Acting Dean, 1972-1974

Professor of Law Emeritus, 1980-1984

b. 1916, d. 1984.  A.B. 1938, Yale University; LL.B. 1941, Harvard Law School.  Admitted to practice in Connecticut, 1946.  Practice with Davis, Lee, Howard & Wright, 1946-1947.  Private practice, 1947-1981.  Connecticut House of Representatives, 1953-1958.  Connecticut Senate, 1958-1962.  First Chairman of the Connecticut Law Revision Commission, 1975.  Mediator for the Connecticut Department of Education.  Introduced Judicial Clerkship Clinic and Legislative Clinic to University of Connecticut School of Law.  Founder, Connecticut Law School Foundation, Inc., 1974.  Professor of Law, University of Connecticut School of Law, 1947-1980; Acting Dean, 1972-1974.  Subjects: Business Law, Contracts

Journal Articles

“Emancipation of Minors” 12 Connecticut Law Review 62 (1979)

“Successful Experiment in Interdisciplinary Teaching and Learning” 27 Journal of Legal Education 609 (1976)

“Education of Judicial Personnel: Coals to Newcastle?” 7 Connecticut Law Review 423 (1975)

“Court Modernization: Retrospective, Prospective and Perspective” 6 Suffolk University Law Review 815 (1972)

“Future of Group Legal Services” 55 American Bar Association Journal 420 (1969)

Book Reviews

“Trouble with Lawyers” 2 Connecticut Law Review 114 (1969)

In Memoriam

“In Honor of Francis C. Cady: A Garden Blooms” Starr Report 4 (Summer/Fall 1985)

“Professor Emeritus Francis C. Cady Dies At 68” Starr Report 7 (Summer/Fall 1984)

 

Franz John Carlson

Lecturer in Law, 1945-1950

b. 1896, d. 1950.  Attended Trinity College, 1917-1918.  LL.B. 1922, Boston University.  Admitted to practice in Connecticut, 1922.  Private practice, 1922-1950.  Lecturer in Law, University of Connecticut School of Law, 1945-1950.  Subject: Property

 

Sherman Bacon Carpenter

Lecturer in Law, 1954-1956

[b. 1928], d. 2001.  A.B. cum laude 1949, Bowdoin College; J.D. 1952, Columbia Law School; MIT Sloan School Program for Senior Executives, 1967.  Legal Department, Connecticut General Life Insurance Company.  Senior Vice President, Emhart Corporation.  Member, Connecticut State House of Representatives.  Lecturer in Law, University of Connecticut School of Law, 1954-1956.  Subject: Insurance

 

Thomas Christy Chapin

Associate Professor of Law, 1946-1958

b. 1908.  Ph.B. 1931, Yale University; LL.B. 1937, University of Colorado; LL.M. 1939, Columbia University. Admitted to practice in Colorado, 1939; in Connecticut, 1947.  Editor for student comments, Connecticut Bar Journal, 1947-1952; co-advisor since 1952.  Visiting Assistant Professor of Law at the University of Utah, 1957-1958.  Associate Professor of Law, University of Connecticut School of Law, 1946-1958.  Subjects: Judicial Remedies, Civil Procedure

Books

The Process of Law: A View of Legal Procedure, Hartford, Conn. (1952)

Journal Articles

“Surprises in Discovery” 28 Connecticut Bar Journal 13 (1954)

“Stare Decisis and Minimum Wages” 9 Rocky Mountain Law Review 297 (1937)

“Gifts in a Will, Conditioned Upon Divorce” 9 Rocky Mountain Law Review 95 (1936)

Book Reviews

“Cases and Materials on Code Pleading, Ed. 3” 6 Journal of Legal Education 258 (1953)

“Men and Measures in the Law” 23 Connecticut Bar Journal 331 (1949)

“Cases and Other Materials on Civil Procedure” 24 New York University Law Quarterly Review 455 (1949)

Misc.

“Some Legal Aspects of Investment Trusts” LL. M. Thesis, Columbia (1939)

 

Kimberly Cheney

Lecturer, 1944-1950

b. 1908,d. 1991.  B.A. 1931, Yale University; LL.B. 1935, Yale College of Law.  Admitted to practice in Connecticut, 1935.  Practice with Gordon & Cheney, 1946-1949.  Practice with Steele, Cheney and Hultgren, 1949-1950.  Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company since 1950.  Lecturer, University of Connecticut School of Law, 1944-1950.  Subject: Insurance

 

Robert C. Danaher

Lecturer, 1951-1973

b. 1922, [d. 2004.]  A.B. 1946, Georgetown College; LL.B. 1948, Georgetown University.  Admitted to practice in Connecticut and the District of Columbia in 1949.  Law Clerk with Danaher, Fahy & Poole.  Associate with Buckley, Creedon, Danaher & Gallivan.  Partner with John A. & Robert C. Danaher.  Partner with Danaher, Lewis & Tamoney since 1958.  Chairman, Board of Connecticut Attorneys Title Insurance Company.  Helped to establish the Thomas F. Gallivan, Jr. Professorship in Real Property Law, the first fully endowed professorship at the University of Connecticut School of Law, 1984.  Lecturer, University of Connecticut School of Law, 1951-1973.  Subject: Real Property

Journal Articles

“Judicial Scrutiny of Documents in the Custody of Governmental Departments and Agencies” 36 Georgetown Law Journal 656 (1948)

Misc.

“The Hartford Letter” Newsletter, Hartford Chamber of Commerce

 

Frederic W. Dauch

Instructor, 1942-1945

b. 1891.  B.A. 1915, Yale University; LL. B. 1917, Yale Law School.  Case and Comment Editor, Yale Law Journal.  Admitted to practice in Connecticut, 1917.  Private practice, 1920-1935.  Assistant Attorney General for Connecticut, 1935-1937.  Deputy Tax Commissioner for Connecticut, 1937-1946.  First Assistant Tax Commissioner since 1946.  Instructor, University of Connecticut School of Law, 1942-1945

 

Merriam Davis

Lecturer, Evening Division, 1953-1989

b. 1920, d. 2004.  B.A. 1942, Amherst College; LL.B. 1948, University of Connecticut School of Law.  Member of Davis, Lee, Howard, & Wright.  Partner with O’Malley, Deneen, Messina, Oswecki and Davis.  Judge, Windsor Municipal Court.  Windsor Town Attorney, 1961-1963.  Lecturer, evening division, University of Connecticut School of Law, 1953-1989.  Subject: Trusts

 

James F. English

Lecturer, 1956-1958

B.A. 1949, Yale; M.A. 1951, Cambridge University; J.D. 1956, University of Connecticut School of Law; D.H.L. 1989, Trinity College.  Various positions at Connecticut Bank and Trust Co., including Vice President, Executive Vice President, President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman, from 1951-1980.  President, Trinity College, 1981-1989.  Distinguished Graduate Award, 1982.  Lecturer, University of Connecticut School of Law, 1956-1958.  Subject: Trusts and Estates, Wills

Misc.

“James English Receives Distinguished Alumnus Award” Starr Report 14 (Winter 1983)

 

Joseph V. Fay

Lecturer, 1956-1957

b. 1914, d. 1957.  B.A. 1935, Trinity College; LL.B. 1938, University of Connecticut School of Law.  Admitted to practice in Connecticut, 1938.  Associated with Woodhouse & Schofield, 1940-1941.  Partner, Schofield, Fay & Courtney, 1946-1957. Assistant State’s Attorney, 1949-1952.  Lecturer, University of Connecticut School of Law, 1956-1957.  Subject: Criminal Law

 

John R. Fitzgerald

Adjunct Professor, 1954-1991

B.A. 1951, University of Connecticut; LL.B. 1953, University of Connecticut School of Law.  Class officer, 1951; Class officer and Vice President, 1952.  Admitted to practice in Connecticut, 1953.  Prosecuting Attorney, Town of Manchester, 1955-1959.  Partner with Howard, Kohn, Sprague & Fitzgerald since 1971.  Adjunct Professor, University of Connecticut School of Law, 1954-1991.  Subjects: Bills and Notes, Sales

Books

Connecticut Law of Torts, Hartford, Conn. Atlanta Law Book Co. (1968)

Connecticut Law of Torts, Wethersfield, Conn.: Atlanta Law Book Co. (1991)

Connecticut Trial Practice, St. Paul, Minn.: West Pub. Co. (1987)

Misc.

“Covering the Courts in Connecticut” Bar-Media Committee of the Hartford County Bar Association (1982)

 

William C. Fox

Lecturer, 1944-1954

B.A. 1937, Yale College.  LL.B. magna cum laude 1941, Hartford College of Law.  Admitted to practice in Connecticut, 1941. State Workmen’s Compensation Commissioner for the Second District, 1956-1976.  Lecturer, University of Connecticut School of Law, 1944-1954.

Books

Connecticut Workers’ Compensation Review Opinions: Opinions of the Compensation Review Division of the Worker’s Compensation Commission of the State of Connecticut, Newton Upper Falls, Mass: Butterworth Legal Publishers (1982-1997) William C. Fox, ed., v.1-v.2.

 

Thomas F. Gallivan, Jr.

Lecturer, 1946-1982

b. 1909, d. 1982.  B.A. 1931, Columbia University; LL.B. 1934, Columbia Law School.  Partner with Buckley, Creedon & Gallivan; Buckley, Danaher & Gallivan, 1934-1966.  Founder, Connecticut Attorney’s Title Guaranty Fund, Inc., 1965.  Received the Connecticut Bar Association’s Distinguished Professional Service Award, 1981.  Thomas F. Gallivan, Jr. Memorial Prize established in 1982.  Thomas F. Gallivan, Jr. Professor of Real Property Law, first endowed professorship created in 1983.  Lecturer, University of Connecticut School of Law, 1946-1982.  Subject: Real Property

Misc.

Connecticut Standards of Title prepared by the Connecticut Bar Association Standards of Title Committee, Thomas F. Gallivan, Jr., Chairman (1980)

 

Robert Reville Googins

Adjunct Faculty, 1964-2006

Founding Director, Insurance Law Center, 1990

b. 1937.  B.S. 1958, University of Connecticut; J.D. 1961, University of Connecticut School of Law; M.B.A. 1970, University of Hartford.  Admitted to practice in Connecticut, 1961.  Counsel, Connecticut Mutual Life Insurance Company, 1961-1989.  Partner, Hoberman & Pollock, P.C., 1989-1990.  Founding Director, Insurance Law Center, University of Connecticut School of Law, 1990.  State of Connecticut Insurance Commissioner, 1991-1994.  Appears in Marquis Who’s Who.  Received the Connecticut Law Review’s Award for Excellence in Legal Scholarship and Service to the Community, 2003.  Officer, trustee, secretary, University of Connecticut Law School Foundation, 1961; President, 1986.  Adjunct Faculty, University of Connecticut School of Law, 1964-2006.

Journal Articles

“Mass Merchandising of Equity Products by Insurance Companies” 3 Connecticut Law Review 1 (1970)

“Blue Sky Laws-Some Lingering Clouds” 3 Connecticut Law Review 1 (Summer 1970)

Misc.

Anderson on Life Insurance, Supplement prepared by Robert. R. Googins.  Boston, Mass: Little, Brown

“Thursday, January 16, 1997, ABA Tort and Insurance Practice Section Life, Health, Public Regulation of Insurance and Employee Benefits Law Committees” Insurance Marketplace Standards Association.  American Bar Association (1997)

“Feasibility of Computerized Auto Rate Information System: a study by Robert Googins and his staff”  State of Connecticut Insurance Department (1994)

“Special Tax Provisions for a Special Industry: the Interaction of General Tax Principles and Life Insurance Company Taxation Creates a ‘Conspiracy in Restraint of Understanding’” Insurance Law Symposium, 17 Connecticut Law Review 443 (1985)

 

Bert Earl Hopkins

Dean, 1946-1966

Professor of Law, 1946-1972

Dean Emeritus of Law, 1972-1989

b. 1902, d. 1989.  Ph.B. 1924, University of Wisconsin; LL.B. 1927, Yale School of Law; LL.M. 1939, Columbia University; J.S.D. 1944, Columbia University.  Admitted to practice in Minnesota, 1927.  Travelers Insurance Co., state investigator and examiner, 1927-1929.  University of Idaho, Professor, 1929-1945.  Indiana University, Professor, 1945-1946.  Received the Connecticut Law Review Award, 1967.  Dean and Professor of Law, University of Connecticut School of Law, 1946-1966.  Dean Emeritus of Law, 1966-1989.  Subjects: Civil procedure, Personal Property, Real Property.

Books

Essays on Conflict of Laws in Administration of Decedents Estates, Moscow, Idaho (1944)

Journal Articles

“Extraterritorial Effect of Probate Decrees” 53 Yale Law Journal 221 (1944)

“Conflict of Laws in Administration of Decedents’ Intangibles” 28 Iowa Law Review  613 (1943)

Misc.

“Administration of Decedent’s Intangibles in Conflict of Law” LL.M. Thesis, Columbia, (1939)

In Memoriam

“Bert E. Hopkins, First Dean of the Law School” The Starr Report 30 (1990)

“In Memory of Bert Earl Hopkins” 22 Connecticut Law Review 1 (1989)

 

Edward C. Krawiecki

Lecturer, 1953-1961

b. 1919, d. 2011.  A.B. 1941, Syracuse University; LL.B. 1947, Yale University.  Admitted to practice in Connecticut, 1947.  General Electric, Legal Dept., 1947.  Practice with Gilman and Marks, 1947-1966; Trantolo, Lach and Krawiecki since 1966.  Lecturer in Law, University of Connecticut School of Law, 1953-1961.  Subject: Equity.

 

The Honorable Robert L. Krechevsky

Lecturer, 1956-2008

Adjunct Professor of Law 1955-2008

d. 2008. Yale University, 1943; LL.B. valedictorian 1948, University of Connecticut.  First editor of the Board of Student Editors of the Connecticut Bar Journal.  Admitted to practice in Connecticut, 1948.  Practice with Nassau & Bernstein, 1948-1952; Killian and Krechevsky, 1952-1955; Gould, Killian and Krechevsky, 1955-1965.  Justice of the Peace for the City of Hartford.  Chief Justice of the Connecticut Bankruptcy District Court, 1978-2008.Lecturer in Law, University of Connecticut School of Law, 1956-1965.  Subject: Bankruptcy Law, Debtors and Creditors Rights.

 

Joseph Albert LaPlante

Professor of Law, 1957-1981

Professor Emeritus of Law, 1981-1990

b. 1923, d. 1990.  B.A. 1952, Harvard University; LL.B. 1956, Boston University; M.A. 1961, Yale University.  Admitted to practice in Massachusetts, 1956.  Private practice in Boston, 1956-1957.  Professor of Law, University of Connecticut School of Law, 1957-1981.   Subjects:  Evidence, Trusts, and Corporations

Books

Tait and LaPlante’s Handbook of Connecticut Evidence, 2nd ed., Boston: Little, Brown (1988)

Handbook of Connecticut Evidence, Boston: Little, Brown (1976)

Journal Articles

“Judicial Selection: Comments On the Method of Selecting the Connecticut Supreme Court Justices” 40 Connecticut Bar Journal 602 (1966)

“Alcohol Testing: Some Recent Decisions Dealing With Implied Consent Statutes” 39 Connecticut Bar Journal 72 (1965)

“Alcohol Testing: Connecticut’s Implied Consent Statute” 38 Connecticut Bar Journal 16 (1964)

“Connecticut Criminal Law: Deficiencies Disclosed in the Reid Case” 37 Connecticut Bar Journal 17 (1963)

“Proration of Estate Taxes in Connecticut” 33 Connecticut Bar Journal 397 (1959)

Book Reviews

“Cases Argued and Determined in the Appellate Division of the Circuit Court, State of Connecticut Vol. 5 (Book Review)” 40 Connecticut Bar Journal 298 (1966)

Misc.

“The Story of the University’s School of Law” West Hartford News, May 1, 1965

 

Nathan Levy Jr.

Professor of Law, 1956-1992

Professor of Law Emeritus, 1992-1994

b. 1923, d. 1994.  B.S. 1943 Mississippi State College; LL.B. 1949 University of Mississippi; Yale Law School, graduate work, 1955-56.  Associate Editor of the Mississippi Law Journal, 1947-1949.  Admitted to practice in Mississippi, 1949.  Practiced in Vicksburg, 1949-1955.  Professor of Law, University of Connecticut School of Law, 1956-1992.  Professor of Law Emeritus, University of Connecticut School of Law, 1992-1994.  Subjects: Legal Research, Bankruptcy.

Books

Bankruptcy Handbook, Boston: Little, Brown (1991)

Bankruptcy Handbook, 2nd ed.  Little, Brown: Boston (1993)

Bankruptcy: A Guide to the Statutes CT: University of Connecticut School of Law Bookstore (1986)

Bankruptcy: A Guide to the Statutes, CT: University of Connecticut School of Law Bookstore (1987)

Bankruptcy: A Guide to the Statutes, CT: University of Connecticut School of Law Bookstore (1989)

Bankruptcy: A Guide to the Statutes, CT: University of Connecticut School of Law Bookstore (1990)

Journal Articles

“Impact of the New Bankruptcy Code on Article 2 Sales”14 Uniform Commercial Code Law Journal 307 (1982)

“Trial By Jury Under the Bankruptcy Reform Act of 1978” 12 Connecticut Law Review 1 (1979)

Attachment, Garnishment, and Garnishment Execution: Some American Problems Considered in Light of the English Experience” 5 Connecticut Law Review 399 (1973)

Mesne Process in the Early American Colonies” 44 Mississippi Law Journal, 671 (1973)

Mesne process in Personal Actions at Common Law and the Power Doctrine” 78 Yale Law Journal 52 (1968)

“The Social Scientist and the Literature of the Law” 43 Social Science 221 (1968)

“1957 Annual Survey of American Law: Family Law” 33 New York University Law Review 187 (1958)

“Neglected Children in Mississippi” 29 Mississippi Law Journal 165 (1958)

“Marriage-Annulment for Non-Age- Legitimacy of Child Born Two Months After Ceremony but Before Decree of Annulment” 19 Mississippi Law Journal 364 (1948)

“Workmen’s Compensation- Death Benefits- Total and Partial Dependency” 20 Mississippi Law Journal 223 (1949)

Book Reviews

“Points of Rebellion (Book Review)” 2 Connecticut Law Review 707 (1970)

“Establishing a Law Practice (Book Review)” 52 Law Library Journal 188 (1959)

Misc.

"A Brief Sketch of Connecticut's Judicial System" Rev. ed. (1966)

“Impact of Buyer or Seller Bankruptcy on the Parties’ Article 2 Rights” The Seventeenth Annual Uniform Commercial Law Institute (1984)

Secured Transactions in Personal Property (1985)

Secured Transactions in Personal Property (1987)

Secured Transactions in Personal Property, Rev. Ed. (1990)

“Studies in the History of Mesne Process and Provisional Security” Thesis, J.S.D., Yale Law School (1967)

“Lawyer or Scholar: Can We Be Both?” The Starr Report, October 1966

“Legal Ethics: A Must Course in Law School Practice” The Starr Report, December 1962

 

Leon M. Liddell

Associate Professor of Law, 1946-1947

Law Librarian, 1946-1947

b. 1914, d. 2003.  B.A. 1937, University of Texas; LL.B. 1937, University of Texas; BLS 1946, University of Chicago.  Admitted to practice in Texas, 1937.  Hartford Accident & Indemnity Co. (TX), Claims Dept., 1937-1938.  Private practice, 1938-1939.  Pacific Mutual Life Insurance Co. (MO), Claims Dept., 1939-1941.  Chicago Quartermaster Depot, Legal Branch, 1941-1946.  Assistant Professor of Law and Law Librarian, University of Minnesota, since 1949.  Established the Leon M. Liddell Book Fund. Associate Professor of Law and Law Librarian, University of Connecticut School of Law, 1948-1955.  Subject: Legal Bibliography

Books

“Administrative Agencies-Rules, Decisions, and Other Publications.” In How to Find the Law, William R. Roalfe, editor.  5th ed. St. Paul: West, 1957.

Journal Articles

“The U.S. Position in Regard to the ‘Right of Expatriation,’” Temple Law Quarterly” 23(1950):325-70

Misc.

Connecticut Library Survey.  Hartford, CT: State Department of Education, Division of Research and Planning, 1948. (With Edward A. Wright.)

 

Francis V. Manion

Lecturer, 1959-1964

b. 1916, d. 1998.  Trinity College, 1936; LL.B. cum laude 1940, Hartford College of Law.  Admitted to practice in Connecticut, 1940.  Aetna Casualty and Surety Co., adjuster.  Federal Bureau of Investigation, special agent, 1940-1947.  Practice with firm Massey & Manion since 1947. Later known as Manion, Egan, Eagan and Jackson. Prosecutor Hartford County Court of Common Pleas, 1955-1959.  Lecturer in Law, University of Connecticut School of Law, 1959-1964.

 

Charles Edwin Moller

Lecturer, 1960-1962

b. 1928, d. 2008.  A.B. Trinity; LL.B. 1958, University of Connecticut.  Associated with Phoenix Mutual Life Insurance Co.  Associated with the law firm August & Rice since 1959.  Town attorney for the Town of Wethersfield.Lecturer in Law, University of Connecticut School of Law, 1960-1962.  Subject: Equity

 

Eileen M. Murphy

Associate Professor of Law, 1955-1956

Law Librarian, 1955-1956

b. 1923, d. 1999.  B.B.A. 1954, St. John’s University; MLS 1952, Pratt Institute Library School; LL.B. 1951 St. John’s University.  Assistant Law Librarian St. John’s University School of Law, 1952-1955.  U.S. Dept. of Justice, Civil Division, 1956-1959.  Hired as the first female attorney at General Motors Corporation, 1959-1970.  Played a pivotal role in establishing AALL headquarters in Chicago.  Served as co-chair of the American Association of Law Libraries’ Headquarters Fund Drive from 1964-1968.  Served as program chair for the Sixty-First Annual Meeting, held in Philadelphia, July 1-3, 1968.  Founding trustee of the Cape Cod Academy.  Associate Professor of Law and Law Librarian, University of Connecticut School of Law, 1955-1956.  Subject: Legal Bibliography

Journal Articles

“Atomic Energy and the Law: a Bibliography” XII Vanderbilt Law Review 229 (1958)

 

Louis E. Nassau

Lecturer, 1943-1957

b. 1908, d. 1999.  B.A. 1930, Yale University; LL.B. 1932, Yale College of Law.  Admitted to practice in Connecticut, 1932.  Practiced with Rosenthal & Nassau, 1932-1939; Nassau, Goldberg & Wechsler, 1938-1960; Rogin, Nassau, Caplin, Lassman and Hirtle, 1960-1999.  Acting mayor of Hartford, 1935.  Associate Clerk for the Hartford Probate Court, 1939.  Lecturer in Law, University of Connecticut School of Law, 1943-1957.  Subject: Wills.

 

Andrew Joseph O’Keefe

Lecturer, 1957-1983

Adjunct Professor of Law, 1985-present

B.S. 1953, College of Holy Cross; J.D. with honors 1956, University of Connecticut.  Member of the Law Review.  Admitted to practice in Connecticut, 1956. Practice with Howard, Kohn, Sprague & Fitzgerald, 1956; Jackson, O’Keefe & Phelan.  Chairman of the Board of the Connecticut Right to Life Corporation.  Lecturer in Law and Adjunct Professor of Law, University of Connecticut School of Law, 1957 to present.  Subjects: Contracts, Torts, Criminal Law

Misc.

“Another Step Towards Death” Hartford Courant, March 30, 1970

 

Paul William Orth

Lecturer, 1960-1980

A.B. magna cum laude 1951, Dartmouth College; J.D. 1954 Harvard Law School.  Admitted to practice in Massachusetts, 1954; Connecticut, 1957.  Practice with Hoppin Carey & Powell since 1957.  Cooperating attorney with the Connecticut Civil Liberties Union.  Lecturer in Law, University of Connecticut School of Law, 1960-1980.  Subjects: Trusts, Civil Litigation

 

Karl William Punzak
Assistant Professor of Law and Librarian, 1948-1951

Associate Professor of Law and Librarian, 1951-1955

Professor of Law 1955-

b. 1912, d. 1991.  A.B. 1938, LL.B. 1942, University of Pittsburgh; LL.M. 1948, Harvard University.  Admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, 1943.  University of  Pittsburgh, evening division class assistant director, 1938-1942; historian, 1946-1947.  Director of Advanced Underwriting Sales for Aetna Life Insurance.  Professor of Law and Librarian, University of Connecticut School of Law, 1948-1955.  Subjects: Legal Bibliography.  Would develop the legal writing program.

Books

Appellate Procedure in the Supreme Court of Errors of Connecticut: With Some Notes on Brief Writing, 2nd ed.  New York: Atlantic Law Book (1957)

Journal Articles

“National Labor Relations Act, Back Pay Allowances Given Priority of Wages In Distribution” 8 University of Pittsburgh Law Review 116 (1942).  Also published 90 University of Pennsylvania Law Review 100 (1941); 40 Columbia Law Review 1272 (1940)

“Selective Training and Service Act of 1940, Habeas Corpus, Use of Writ” 8 University of Pittsburgh Law Review 58 (1941)

Misc.

“Poor Editing” Hartford Courant (November 15, 1980)

“Some Notes on Brief Writing” Hartford Ct (1956)

 

Horace Ensign Rockwell

Lecturer, 1945-1956

b. 1920.  B.A. 1943, Dartmouth College; LL.B. 1947 Yale Law School.  Admitted to practice in Connecticut, 1947.  Practice with Gross, Hyde & Williams since 1947.  Lecturer in Law, University of Connecticut School of Law, 1945-1956.  Subject: Business Organizations

Misc.

“What General Eisenhower Has Said On Domestic Issues” Hartford Courant (December 7, 1951)

 

Richard C. Sanger

Lecturer, 1962-1967

Trinity College; LL.B. 1961, University of Connecticut School of Law.  Admitted to practice in Connecticut, 1961.  Private practice, 1961-1968.  Practice with Sanger and Wollenberg since 1968.  Lecturer in Law, University of Connecticut School of Law, 1962-1967.

 

Cornelius J. Scanlon

Professor of Law, 1958-1991

Dean (Acting), 1966-1967

Professor of Law Emeritus, 1991-2002

b. 1925, d. 2002.  A.B. 1948, Boston College; M.Ed. 1951, Boston State Teachers College; LL.B. 1956, Boston College; LL.M. 1958, Harvard Law School.  Mediator for the State Board of Education in teacher-board negotiations.  Served as an alternate member of the State Board of Labor Relations.  Helped develop the Owen L. Murphy Housing for the Elderly.  Advocate for making legal education available for those who couldn’t afford the cost and proposed a loan repayment assistance program.  The Cornelius J. Scanlon Loan Repayment Assistance Program Fund was established in 1999.  Received the Distinguished Service Award, Alumni Association, 1992.  University of Connecticut School of Law: Professor of Law, 1958-1991; acting Dean, 1966-1967; Professor of Law Emeritus, 1991-2002.  Subjects: Legal Ethics, Commercial Law

Misc.

“Interview with Cornelius Scanlon” Pocket Part [student newsletter] (February 1975)

In Memoriam

“In Memoriam- Cornelius J. ‘Neil’ Scanlon (1925-2002)” 34 Connecticut Law Review 1139 (2002)

“Memorial Tribute to Professor of Law Emeritus Cornelius J. Scanlon” 34 Connecticut Law Review 1141 (2002)

“Cornelius J. Scanlon” Graduate Report 1(fall 2001/winter 2002

 

Craig Shea

Professor of Law, 1958-1980

Professor Emeritus of Law, 1980-2012

b. 1930 d. 2012.  B.A. magna cum laude 1952, Tufts College; LL.B. 1955, University of Connecticut School of Law; LL.M. 1961, Yale Law School.  Admitted to practice in Connecticut, 1955.  Member of the Board of Editors, Connecticut Bar Journal.  Associate with Shepherd, Murtha and Merritt, 1955-1958.  Commission on the Status of Women, 1973-1976.  Alternate on the State Board of Labor Relations, 1984-1991.  Professor of Law, University of Connecticut School of Law, 1958-1980. Professor of Law Emeritus, University of Connecticut School of Law, 1980-2012.  Subjects: Corporations, Probate Law, Conflict of Laws.

Journal Article

“Conflict of Laws: Interspousal Tort Litigation” 37 Connecticut Bar Journal 520 (1963)

Book Reviews

“How Nations Behave: Law and Foreign Policy” 1 Connecticut Law Review 338 (1968)

“Close Corporations: Law and Practice” 33 Connecticut Bar Journal 321 (1959)

 

Lester B. Snyder

Professor of Law, 1957-1983

Professor of  Law Emeritus, 1983-

b. 1928.  B.S. 1951, Syracuse University; LL.B. 1956, Boston University; LL. M. 1961, Columbia University.  Admitted to practice in Massachusetts, 1956.  Practice in Boston, 1956-1958.  U.S. Justice Department, Tax Division, Professor-in-Residence, 1968-1970.  State Gaming Commission, member, 1977-1979.  Professor of Law, University of Connecticut School of Law, 1957-1983.  Subject: Taxation

Journal Articles

“Tax Policy in the 1971 Connecticut General Assembly” 46 Connecticut Bar Journal 136 (1972)

“Property Tax Exemptions for Charitable, Educational, Religious and Governmental Institutions in Connecticut” 4 Connecticut Law Review 181 (1971)

“Taxing the Unlanded Gentry: A New Trend in Taxation of Intangible Property” 4 Connecticut Law Review 310 (1971)

“Effect of Malapportionment Cases on Political Subdivisions of the State” 39 Connecticut Bar Journal 1 (1965)

“Quasi-corporations, Quasi-employees and Quasi-tax Relief for Professional Persons” 48 The Cornell Law Quarterly 613 (1963)

“Self-employed Individuals Tax Retirement Act of 1962: Neither Fish Nor Fowl” 37 Connecticut Bar Journal 95 (1963)

“Legal Philosophy for the Practicing Lawyer: Roscoe Pound’s Theory of Social Interests” 36 Connecticut Bar Journal 15 (1962)

Book Reviews

“Problems and Materials in Federal Estate and Gift Taxation (Book Review)” 20 Journal of Legal Education 238 (1968)

Newspaper Articles

“The People’s Forum: Jews, Christians Marry Happily” The Hartford Courant August 31, 1970

 

Ethel Silver Sorokin

Lecturer in Law, 1956-1959

d. 2012. B.A. 1950, Vassar; LL. B. 1953, University of Connecticut School of Law.  First Female Editor-in-Chief, Connecticut Law Review.  Practice with Levine & Katz.  Practice with Sorokin & Sorokin, P.C. Trustee and First Female President, Law School Foundation,1956. Received Alumni Association’s Distinguished Service Award, 1989.  Received Connecticut Law Review Award for Excellence in Legal Scholarship and Legal Service to the Community, 1990.  Received Connecticut Law Review Award, 1995. Co-founder, Center for First Amendment Rights, 1993.  Lecturer in Law, University of Connecticut School of Law, 1956-1959.  Subject: Legal Editorship

Misc.

“Protection of Business Ideas” First Place Essay, Nathan Burkan Memorial Competition (1953)

“Lessons of Two Lives in the Law.” 29 Connecticut Law Review 1 (1996)

 

Edward Liddell Stephenson

Professor of Law, 1946-1971

Professor of Law Emeritus, 1971-1982

b. 1910, d. 1982.  B.A. 1933, M.A. 1935, Wesleyan University; LL. B. 1946, University of Connecticut School of Law.  Admitted to practice in Connecticut, 1946.  Kennison Fellow at New York University School of Law.  Edward L. Stephenson Memorial Prize established for outstanding achievement in Civil Procedure.  Professor of Law, University of Connecticut School of Law, 1946-1971; Professor of Law Emeritus, 1971-1982.  Subjects: Bills and Notes, Sales, Trusts

Books

Connecticut Civil Procedure, Hartford, Conn.: Atlantic Law Book Company (1959)

Connecticut Civil Procedure , 2d ed., Hartford, Conn.: Atlantic Law Book Company (1970)

Journal Articles

“Academe to Agora: Bridging the Gap” 28 Connecticut Bar Journal 163 (1954)

“More on Bridging the Gap” 7 Journal of Legal Education 259 (1954)

Misc.

“A Conversation with Ed Stephenson” The Starr Report, Summer 1977

In Memoriam

“Edward L. Stephenson Succumbs at 72” The Starr Report, Winter 1983

“Remembering Ed Stephenson” The Starr Report, Spring 1983

 

Thomas H. Tamoney

Lecturer in Law, 1953-1972

b. 1920, d. 2012.  B.S. Trinity College; M.I.A. Harvard University Graduate School of Business; LL. B. 1949, University of Connecticut School of Law.  U.S. Treasury Department, Internal Revenue Service.  Practice with Danaher, Lewis and Tamoney, 1958-1983.  Practice with Brady, Tamoney, Gerlt, Willary and Alexander, 1983-2002.  Lecturer in Law, University of Connecticut School of Law, 1953-1972.  Subject: Taxation

 

Margaret Taylor Lane

Assistant Professor of Law, Librarian, 1944-1946

b. 1919, d. 2009.  B.A. 1939, Louisiana State University; LL.B. 1942, Louisiana State Law School; M.L.S. 1941 Columbia University School of Library Science.  Assistant Professor of Law and Librarian, University of Connecticut School of Law, 1944-1945. Subject: Legal Bibliography

 

S. George Trager

Lecturer in Law, 1961-1966

B.S. Trinity College; M.I.A. Harvard University; LL.B. 1957, University of Connecticut School of Law.  Lecturer in Law, University of Connecticut School of Law, 1961-1966.  Subject: Legal Accounting

 

Thomas R. Wagner

Lecturer in Law, 1947-1958

b. 1909, d. 1983.  A.B. Princeton University; LL.B. 1943, University of Connecticut School of Law.  Practice with Reid and Reige, P.C.  Judge of Probate, Lakeville.  Lecturer in Law, University of Connecticut School of Law, 1947-1958.  Subject: Personal Property

 

Donald Theodore Weckstein

Assistant Professor of Law, 1959-1962

Professor of Law, 1967-1972

b. 1932, d. 2002.  B.B.A. 1954, University of Wisconsin; LL.B. 1958, University of Texas; LL. M. 1959, Yale Law School. Associate Editor, Texas Law Review, 1957-1958.  Admitted to practice in Texas, 1957.  Federal Administrative practice in New Jersey, 1958;  Dean, University of San Diego School of Law, 1972-1981; Professor, 1972-1997; Dean Emeritus, 1997-2002.  Faculty Advisor to Connecticut Law Review.  Donald Weckstein Memorial Professorship, endowed chair established at the University of San Diego School of Law.  Assistant Professor of Law, University of Connecticut School of Law, 1959-1962; Professor of Law, 1967-1972.  Subjects: Evidence, Legal Writing, Administrative Law.

Books

Professional Responsibility in a Nutshell, 2n ed., St. Paul, Minn: West Pub. Co. (1991)

Journal Articles

“Limitations on the Right to Counsel: the Unauthorized Practice of Law” Utah Law Review 649 (1978)

“Watergate and the Law Schools” 12 San Diego Law Review 261 (1975)

“Round Table Discussions on the Proposed Code of Judicial Conduct” 9 San Diego Law Review 785 (1972)

“Citizenship for Purposes of Diversity Jurisdiction” 26 Southwestern Law Journal 360 (1972)

“Federal Court Review of Courts-martial Proceedings: A Delicate Balance of Individual Rights and Military Responsibilities” 54 Military Law Review 1 (1971)

“1964 Diversity Amendment: Congressional Indirect Action Against State Direct Action Laws” Wisconsin Law Review 268 (1965)

“Multi-state Corporations and Diversity of Citizenship: A Field Day for Fictions” 31 Tennessee Law Review 195 (1964)

“Diversity Jurisdiction: Past, Present, and Future” 43 Texas Law Review 1 (1964)

“Corporations and Diversity of Citizenship Jurisdiction: a Supreme Court Fiction Revisited”  77 Harvard Law Review 1426(1964)

“Oklahoma Furniture Case: New Shading in the Gray Area of Motor Carrier Regulation” 32 George Washington Law Review 533 (1964)

“Quasi-corporations, Quasi-employees and Quasi-tax relief for Professional Persons” 48 The Cornell Law Quarterly 613 (1963)

 “State Power over Intrastate Movement of Federal Property” 11 Baylor Law Review 267 (1959)

Book Reviews

“Lawyers’ Ethics in an Adversary System (Book Review)” 3 The Civil Liberties Review 72 (1976)

“Lawyer in Modern Society (Book Review)” 22 Rutgers Law Review 202 (1967)

“Handbook of the Law of Federal Courts (Book Review)” 17 Journal of Legal Education 349 (1965)

Misc.

Symposium: Comments on Powell v. McCormack (89 Sup. Ct. 1944) Official Report 17 UCLA Law Review 1 (1969)

Selected Annotated Bibliography on Education for Professional Responsibility, University of Connecticut School of Law (1968)

Education in the Professional Responsibilities of the Lawyer; Donald T. Weckstein, ed. Proceedings of the National Conference on Education in the Professional Responsibilities of the Lawyer, University of Colorado (1968)

 

Douglass Brownell Wright

Adjunct Professor of Law, 1949-1992

Adjunct Professor of Law Emeritus, 1992-2010

b. 1912, d. 2010.  A.B. 1933, Yale University; LL. B. 1937, Hartford College of Law.  Part of the first class to receive law degrees after being recognized by the American Bar Association.  Admitted to practice in Connecticut, 1937.  Legal Department, Aetna Life Insurance Co., 1937-1939.  Practice with Davis, Lee, Howard & Wright, 1939-1961.  Assistant State’s Attorney for Hartford County, 1952-1959.  Circuit court judge, 1959-1965.  Superior court judge, 1966-1982.  Law School Alumni Association President, 1960; received Distinguished Alumnus Award, 1972.  Recipient, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association Judiciary Award, 1975.  Adjunct Professor of Law, University of Connecticut School of Law, 1949-1992; Adjunct Professor of Law Emeritus, 1992-2010.  Subject: Torts

Books

Ten Weeks of Terror: A Chronicle of the Making of a Killer, editorial counseling by Douglas B. Wright (2002)

Connecticut Jury Instructions, Hartford, Conn.: Atlantic Law Book Co. (1981)

Connecticut Jury Instructions (Civil), Hartford, Conn.: Atlantic LawBook Co. (1993)

Connecticut Law of Torts, Hartford Conn.: Atlantic Law Book Co. (1956)

Connecticut Law of Torts, 2n ed., Hartford, Conn.: Atlantic Law Book Co. (1968)

Connecticut Law of Torts, 3rd ed., Hartford, Conn.: Atlantic Law Book co., (1991)

Connecticut Police and Prosecutors Manual, Hartford, Conn.: Atlantic Law Book Co. (1959)

Connecticut Legal Forms, Hartford, Conn.: Atlantic Law Book Co. (1958)

Journal Articles

“Duties and Obligations of  a Lawyer” 40 Connecticut Bar Journal 448 (1966)

“Rules of Evidence Applicable to Hearings in Probable Cause” 37 Connecticut Bar Journal 561 (1963)

“Damages for Mental Suffering Under Connecticut Law” 33 Connecticut Bar Journal 425 (1959)

“Duties of a Prosecutor” 33 Connecticut Bar Journal 293 (1959