Former Law School Dean John Sutton Passes Away

April 22, 2013

John F. Sutton Jr.AUSTIN, Texas — Former Law School dean and longtime professor John F. Sutton Jr. passed away in San Angelo on Friday. He was 95 years old.

The following is a statement from University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers:

"Dean Sutton was a wonderful man who led the Law School with distinction. He was a dear friend for more than three decades, a first-rate teacher and evidence scholar and, most important, a tremendous colleague in the Law School community. I have the highest admiration for him and will miss him sorely."

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