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University of South Dakota School of Law

Monday, January 31, 2005

Requiescat in pace

Farnsworth One of the titans of modern American contract law, Allan Farnsworth, died today, according to a release from Columbia Law Dean David Schizer.  Details have not yet been released.

Farnsworth, the author of both a leading casebook and a leading treatise on contract law, was the Reporter for the Restatement Second of Contracts.  He joined the Columbia faculty in 1954 and taught there for fifty years.

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