Ronald Dworkin, the Frank Henry Sommer Professor of Law, passed away on February 14 after a valiant battle with leukemia.
Dworkin was not only an intellectual giant, but also a masterful teacher, admired colleague, and beloved friend. Dworkin was the most important legal philosopher of his generation, addressing the largest moral and political issues of the day through his lectures and scholarship.
Read more on Dworkin's life and work here.
Read remembrances of Ronald Dworkin from his friends, students, and fellow scholars:
“Ronald Dworkin: A Tribute from the Other Side of the Political Spectrum”
Author: Richard Epstein, Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Law, NYU Law
“The Most Important Legal Philosopher of Our Time”
Author: Cass Sunstein, Felix Frankfurter Professor of Law, Harvard Law School
“Dworkin’s Death Deprives Scalia of His Moral Foil”
Author: Noah Feldman, Bemis Professor of International Law, Harvard Law School
“The Legacy of Professor Ronald Dworkin and Lessons for Climate Change”
Environmental Law Prof Blog
Author: Deepa Badrinarayana, Associate Professor of Law, Chapman University School of Law
Posted February 20, 2013