Monday, December 15, 2008

Dick Speidel Tribute at AALS Annual Meeting

SpeidelNorthwestern University School of Law and the University of San Diego School of Law are hosting a reception at the AALS Annual Meeting in San Diego on Friday, January 9, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Warner Center Room, 4th floor, south tower of the San Diego Marriott Hotel & Marina, honoring the career of Richard Speidel, who passed away this past semester. Dick was a major figure in contracts, commercial law, and international arbitration.

A short program, featuring remarks by Professors Jim White (Michigan) and Bob Summers (Cornell), Dick's long-time collaborators, and Deans Kevin Cole (San Diego) and David Van Zandt (Northwestern), will begin at 7:00 p.m. The organizers will also videotape remarks from those who knew Dick or his work and will provide a copy to Dick's family.

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