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2003

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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.