Monday, August 9, 2010

James K. Robinson 1943-2010 - He Did It All

Robinson_j We mourn the passing of James K. Robinson, educator/dean, prosecutor, defense counsel, and a truly wonderful person. He served as assistant attorney general in the US Department of Justice heading up the criminal division, as dean of the Wayne State Law School, and most recently as "a partner in the Business Fraud and Complex Litigation Practice in Cadwalader's Litigation Department" (see here).  He was actively engaged in law reform work and was a member of the American Board of Criminal Lawyers (ABCL). Henry "Hank" Asbill (JonesDay) said, "as a prosecutor, Jim embraced his duty fairly to seek justice; and as a defense attorney, he thrived on his responsibility to zealously defend his clients.  He was a true gentleman who was loved by many and admired and respected by all." I could not agree more.  He will be missed.  

See also Bill Laitner, Detroit Free Press, James K. Robinson: WSU Law School's former dean

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