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Law Quadrangle Notes, V. 06, Iss. 03 (May 1962)

University of Michigan Law School
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- -7 01. 6 NO. 3 1 -z :< -&- N ' ) s - I - L . - MAY 196 @: , h .: Russell Smith " k8?% pp. <a Asks To Be Relieved IF'( @hP4 Y Of Associate Deanship 5 : 4 F i ? . Russell A. Smith has resigned from the associate deanship of d r j + 3 the Law School in order to devote all his time to research-and &N w teaching. A 4 Professor Smith's request that he be relieved of his Law School administrative duties was approved by the Regents at I - their March meeting and will be- come effective at the-end of the cur- rent academic year. At the same time, the Regents approved a sabbatical leave for Professor Smith for the sec- ond semester of 196243 to permit him to complete a revision of mate- rials for a book on "The Labor Agreement." He also expects to be working on a study of the impact of legal doctrine on labor management relations, in collaboration with Prof. Dallas Jones of the School of Busi- a RUSSELL SMITH ness Administration. Professor Smith has been a member of the Law School faculty since 1937, with the exception of three years (1942-45) during w which he was a member of the legal staff, serving as labor rela- tions counsel, for the Pan American Petroleum & Transport Co., of New York. During his years in the Law School, he has carried - extensive responsibilities for adrninist ration as well as for teach- ing and research. His duties have included serving as secretary . of the Law School from 1945 to 1956 and as associate dean from "a:' 8 k 14 ,, 1956 until the present. Since 1956, he has also been, first, acting ! l r . ly . s - , h, director for one year and then, since 1957, co-director of the In- stitute of Labor and Industrial Relations, which is a joint enter- prise of The University of Michigan and Wayne State University. In addition to Law School work, Professor Smith has a long record of service to bar groups and as a labor arbitrator. The most recent of these activities was his membership on the 15-man Pr

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