August 6, 2015

John Henry Merryman Dies

John Henry Merryman, musician, chemist, law professor, librarian, and art connoisseur, has died. An expert in property law, and knowledgeable in the civil and common law traditions, Professor Merryman was 95. Perhaps his most famous work wasThe Civil Law Tradition: An Introduction to the Legal Systems of Western Europe and Latin America, published by Stanford University Press; a second edition appeared in 1985.

More about him in this piece from the Stanford Lawyer. 

A list of his major works is here.

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