Paul L. Caron

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Death of Joe Feller

FellerJoseph M. Feller, a 59-year old environmental law professor at Arizona State, was killed when he was struck by a car when jogging on Monday. From Arizona State Dean Douglas Sylvester:

Joe cared deeply about the environment and about environmental justice, and during his 25-plus years at ASU, he trained a generation of environmental lawyers in Arizona. He taught water law and natural resources law, and often led teams of students onto public lands and waterways across Northern Arizona, adding meaning to what they’d learned in the classroom.

Joe had a dazzling resume, having earned an undergraduate degree in physics and a law degree, magna cum laude, from Harvard, where he was editor of the Harvard Law Review. He also had a Ph.D. in physics from the University of California, Berkeley. But Joe’s warm personality and easy manner outshone his academic pedigree. ...

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Larry Solum has more here. (Hat Tip: Shelley Saxer.)

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That's tragic. It's always hard to hear about these stories. Thoughts with his family.

Posted by: HTA | Apr 11, 2013 12:48:15 PM