Professor Jean Braucher, a leading scholar and thinker in the areas of Contracts, Bankruptcy, and Consumer Protection, died in November 2014.
Please join us on April 17, 2015, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Room 164, as a group of prominent scholars convene at the College of Law to celebrate Professor Braucher’s work and influence.
- Mechele Dickerson (University of Texas at Austin);
- Gail Hillebrand (Consumer Protection Financial Bureau);
- Jonathan Lipson (Temple University;)
- Angela Littwin (University of Texas at Austin);
- Stewart Macaulay (University of Wisconsin);
- Nathalie Martin (University of New Mexico);
- Katherine Porter (University of California, Irvine);
- Amy Schmitz (University of Colorado);
- William Whitford (University of Wisconsin);
- Jane Winn (University of Washington)
Professor Braucher was a prolific scholar and committed teacher. She began her academic career in 1981 and joined the College of Law in 1998. She co-authored Contracts: Law in Action, Volume I and Volume II with Professors Stewart Macaulay, William Whitford, and the late John Kidwell, all of the University of Wisconsin Law School. She wrote more than 50 law review articles and contributed chapters to seminal books in her field. Jean was also a mentor to many students and scholars. She was the founding director of the Law College’s Mortgage Clinic, which in partnership with Southern Arizona Legal Aid allowed law students to assist low-income homeowners under the threat of foreclosure.
Professor Braucher was the 2013 recipient of the Distinguished Service Award of the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, which she served for many years as a member of the board of directors. She was a Fellow of American College of Bankruptcy and an active member of the American Law Institute.
The Symposium is free and open to the public. A Reception will follow. Please register here.