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Anne Fleming ’05, Legal Historian, Past Climenko Fellow

Anne Fleming ’05, a legal historian and professor at Georgetown University Law Center, died suddenly August 26 from an embolism. Fleming was a pathbreaking scholar whose article on the canonical contracts case on unconscionability doctrine, Williams v. Walker-Thomas Furniture Co., changed the way many taught it.  Fleming’s prize-winning first book, “City of Debtors: A Century […] Continue Reading

Sumner Redstone ’47

Sumner M. Redstone ’47, the billionaire entrepreneur who saw business as combat and his advancing years as no obstacle in building a media empire that encompassed CBS and Viacom, died at age 97. Continue Reading at New York Times »

Walter C. Carrington ’55

The U.S. ambassador and lifelong civil rights activist passed away on August 11, 2020. He was one of only four Black students in his class at HLS. His work in Africa became his most enduring legacy – notably as ambassador to Senegal at the end of President Carter’s administration and, more dramatically, as President Clinton’s ambassador to Nigeria. Continue Reading at Boston Globe »