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Legal Biography

University of Michigan Law School

1959

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Resolution Of The Michigan Law Faculty On The Death Of Edson Read Sunderland, Michigan Law Review Nov 1959

Resolution Of The Michigan Law Faculty On The Death Of Edson Read Sunderland, Michigan Law Review

Michigan Law Review

A tribute to the memory of Edson Read Sunderland.


Edson Sunderland And The Federal Rules Of Civil Procedure, Charles E. Clark Nov 1959

Edson Sunderland And The Federal Rules Of Civil Procedure, Charles E. Clark

Michigan Law Review

It was my privilege to be associated with Edson Sunderland for many years in a major endeavor for the improvement of law administration, namely, the framing of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. In this association I came to know what a rare spirit he was, how devoted to the public service he had undertaken, and yet withal how gay and charming a friend and co-worker he always showed himself. In the roster of American workers for better justice he stands preeminent for the length, the original character, and the unique persistence of his labors. But this wholehearted idealism in ...


Edson R. Sunderland's Role In Michigan Procedure, Jason L. Honigman Nov 1959

Edson R. Sunderland's Role In Michigan Procedure, Jason L. Honigman

Michigan Law Review

More than any other individual, Professor Edson R. Sunderland has had a tremendous impact upon the Michigan law of procedure. The procedural reforms which he urged and molded into the Michigan law of procedure have been in use for nearly half a century, and to this day are the framework for our procedural laws.


Edson R. Sunderland And The Teaching Of Procedure, Charles H. King Nov 1959

Edson R. Sunderland And The Teaching Of Procedure, Charles H. King

Michigan Law Review

Once having arrived at the University of Michigan Law School, Edson Sunderland never left, except on a temporary basis. He entered the school in 1898, having previously received his Bachelor's and Master's degrees from the University's College of Literature, Science and the Arts. Immediately upon his graduation in 1901 he was invited to become a member of the faculty, an invitation which he accepted effective the following fall.


Edson R. Sunderland's Contribution To The Reform Of Civil Procedure In Illinois, George Ragland Jr. Nov 1959

Edson R. Sunderland's Contribution To The Reform Of Civil Procedure In Illinois, George Ragland Jr.

Michigan Law Review

Illinois is greatly indebted to Edson R. Sunderland for the effective and enduring contributions which he made to the Civil Practice Act of 1933. That reform was encouraged in no small degree by his speeches and writings. He served as its principal draftsman. His suggestions were of much assistance to the bench and bar of the state in modifying and implementing the original draft so that the measure could be successfully put into operation. Regulation of details of practice by rules of court, which was a primary feature of Professor Sunderland's draft and one which he helped defend against ...


Edson R. Sunderland And Judicial Administration, Glenn R. Winters Nov 1959

Edson R. Sunderland And Judicial Administration, Glenn R. Winters

Michigan Law Review

The name of Edson R. Sunderland stands out as one of the great and forward-looking leaders of his generation and of all time in the improvement of the administration of justice.


Legal Writings Of Edson R. Sunderland, Michigan Law Review Nov 1959

Legal Writings Of Edson R. Sunderland, Michigan Law Review

Michigan Law Review

The following bibliography, with some additions and corrections supplied to the editors, is reprinted by permission of Professor Sunderland's family who presented the original to him in 1957 on the occasion of his eighty-fourth birthday.


Resolution Of The Michigan Law Faculty On The Death Of Edgar Noble Durfee, Michigan Law Review Feb 1959

Resolution Of The Michigan Law Faculty On The Death Of Edgar Noble Durfee, Michigan Law Review

Michigan Law Review

A tribute to Edgar Noble Durfee


Edgar Durfee: Teacher And Scholar, George E. Palmer Feb 1959

Edgar Durfee: Teacher And Scholar, George E. Palmer

Michigan Law Review

A tribute to Edgar Noble Durfee


Professor Durfee: A Student's Recollections, George A. Spater Feb 1959

Professor Durfee: A Student's Recollections, George A. Spater

Michigan Law Review

A tribute to Edgar Noble Durfee