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Harry Pratter’S Wisdom, Jonathan Pratter Jan 2016

Harry Pratter’S Wisdom, Jonathan Pratter

Indiana Law Journal

From 1950 to 1994 Harry Pratter taught law at Indiana University- Bloomington. One of his favorite sayings (he had many of these) was Maitland’s “[T]aught law is tough law,” a phrase that a forty-four year teaching career entitles you to utter with some frequency. In response to Sartre’s notorious challenge, “Do you have anything to say?” Pratter could certainly answer yes. He took Sartre literally. Pratter preferred to speak—that is to teach, and not to write. The source of Pratter’s strong preference for speech over writing must remain a mystery. The consequence is that a ...


Harry Pratter Teaching (Photograph) May 2014

Harry Pratter Teaching (Photograph)

Harry Pratter (1976-1977 Acting)

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Remembering Harry Pratter (1917-2002), Samuel Born, Joseph Hays, Sarah Riodan, George P. Smith Ii Apr 2003

Remembering Harry Pratter (1917-2002), Samuel Born, Joseph Hays, Sarah Riodan, George P. Smith Ii

Harry Pratter (1976-1977 Acting)

At this year's annual Alumni Weekend, colleagues, family, friends, and former students of the inimitable Professor Harry Pratter, who died in March 2002, gathered to share their recollections of his life and career.

Pratter, who was born in the Ukraine and emigrated to the United States as a child, began teaching at the Law School in 1950, after earning his JD from the University of Chicago. He taught many different subjects, including Commercial Law, Negotiable Instruments, Conflicts of Law, Contracts, Torts, and Family Law. But more fundamentally, "he taught life," according to Professor Fred Aman, longtime dean of the ...


A Tribute To Harry Pratter, Terry A. Bethel, Douglass Boshkoff, Maurice J. Holland Jan 2003

A Tribute To Harry Pratter, Terry A. Bethel, Douglass Boshkoff, Maurice J. Holland

Harry Pratter (1976-1977 Acting)

The Board of Editors, in recognition of his lasting service to Indiana University School of Law-Bloomington, hereby dedicates Volume 78 of the Indiana Law Journal to the memory of Harry Pratter, who taught at the School of Law from 1950 until 1994, and passed away March 11,2002. As evidenced below, Professor Pratter's influence spread far beyond the bounds of his classroom walls, and his presence in the Law School's community will be sorely missed.


A Tribute To Harry Pratter, Terry A. Bethel, Douglass Boshkoff, Maurice J. Holland Jan 2003

A Tribute To Harry Pratter, Terry A. Bethel, Douglass Boshkoff, Maurice J. Holland

Indiana Law Journal

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Our Beloved Harry Pratter Mar 2002

Our Beloved Harry Pratter

Harry Pratter (1976-1977 Acting)

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Beloved Iu Law Professor Dies, Donita Hadley Mar 2002

Beloved Iu Law Professor Dies, Donita Hadley

Harry Pratter (1976-1977 Acting)

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A Tribute To Harry Pratter, George P. Smith Ii Oct 2001

A Tribute To Harry Pratter, George P. Smith Ii

Harry Pratter (1976-1977 Acting)

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A Tribute To Harry Pratter, George P. Smith Ii Oct 2001

A Tribute To Harry Pratter, George P. Smith Ii

Indiana Law Journal

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Law And Lawyers, Harry Pratter Jul 2001

Law And Lawyers, Harry Pratter

Harry Pratter (1976-1977 Acting)

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Former Deans: Where Are They Now? Jul 1991

Former Deans: Where Are They Now?

Maurice Holland (1984-1985 Acting; 1986 Acting)

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Pratter Named Acting Dean; Search Continues For Dean Oct 1976

Pratter Named Acting Dean; Search Continues For Dean

Harry Pratter (1976-1977 Acting)

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Pratter Acting Dean For Iu Law School Sep 1976

Pratter Acting Dean For Iu Law School

Harry Pratter (1976-1977 Acting)

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Dean Pratter With Students Jan 1976

Dean Pratter With Students

Harry Pratter (1976-1977 Acting)

IU Law students Francina A. McWilton, Falfport, N. Y., and Craig M. White, Quincy, Ill., received $500 scholarships from the Indiana Bar Foundation this year. At the presentation were David McCrea. left, Bloomington attorney representing the Bar Foundation, and Acting Dean Harry Prat/er.


Spotlight On The Faculty: Harry Pratter, Jeannene Seagar Feb 1969

Spotlight On The Faculty: Harry Pratter, Jeannene Seagar

Harry Pratter (1976-1977 Acting)

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Law Audience Hears Harvey May 1966

Law Audience Hears Harvey

William Harvey (1966-1971)

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Moral Responsibility Needed For 'Just Law' Apr 1966

Moral Responsibility Needed For 'Just Law'

William Harvey (1966-1971)

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