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New Book of Essays on Bill's Work

"The Political Heart of Criminal Procedure: Essays on Themes of William J. Stuntz" has just been published by Cambridge University Press: here.  The book is based on the papers written by a number of the country's top criminal justice scholars for...

Orin Kerr on The Collapse of American Criminal Justice

I've been meaning for weeks to link to a very thoughtful review by Orin Kerr of Bill's book on the Volokh Conspiracy blog: here.  Orin gives an excellent summary of the book and its importance, then concludes by asking, among...

Richard Posner's Review in The New Republic

Richard Posner's review in the current New Republic is here.  More on this and the other reviews soon....

More Great Reviews

There are a number of new reviews of Bill's book, in addition to Justice Stevens' review in the New York Review of Books and Lincoln Caplan's review in Democracy mentioned in earlier posts.  I'll start adding them to this post. As...

First Review of Bill's Book

The first (I think) review of The Collapse of American Criminal Justice has just appeared, just as the book is about to hit the shelves.  Here's the review, which Lincoln Caplan wrote for Democracy.  I think the review is superb, and there's lots more...

Harvard Law Review Tributes

Harvard Law Review has now posted the short tributes (by Pam Karlan, Mike Klarman, Martha Minow, Dan Richman, Bob Scott, Carol Steiker and me) and its dedication to Bill here (click "download pdf").  There are a number of lovely (and...

Recent Tributes

Peter Conti-Brown has written a lovely tribute to Bill's mode of scholarship using illustrations from a discipline dear to my own heart: corporate law.  It can be accessed here.The Harvard Law Review's June issue will have a series of short tributes...

William J. Stuntz Award

As a tribute to Bill, Harvard Law School has established a wonderful new award in his honor.  The award is called the William J. Stuntz Memorial Award for Justice, Human Dignity and Compassion, to be given to one graduating student...

Easter

Three years ago, a month or so after his initial cancer diagnosis, Bill wrote this post for Easter.  The post was stunning then, and is I think even more powerful to read now....

Less than the Least

A number of people have asked about the future of this blog.  I'm still thinking and praying about whether to continue the blog in something like its current form.  I'll probably keep Less than the least going for at least the new...

Tribute in the N.Y. Times

Tomorrow's N.Y. Times has a lovely tribute to Bill, written by Lincoln Caplan, on the editorial page: here.  I've also linked to it in the post with the earlier tributes.  The Caplan tribute also links to the extremely moving testimony Bill gave...

The Memorial Service

Here are the bulletin and the three sets of remembrances from the memorial service on Saturday, as well as reflections on the service sent to me by one of Bill's former students.  If I'm able to get a tape of...

More Tributes and Obituaries

There have been many more lovely obituaries and tributes to Bill. I’ll post a few here.A New York Times editorial page tribute: here.The New York Times obituary: here. The Harvard Crimson tribute: here. The Boston Globe obituary: here. A Tribute on Patheos: here; and...

Harvard Law School Tribute

Here is the Harvard Law School announcement and tribute to Bill....

Sad News

As many of you probably know, Bill died late last night. The memorial service will be at Park Street Church in Boston this Saturday at 5 p.m. Here is a blog post from the Stuntz family with the news.Even with all of...

The Stuntz Conference Video--Skeel

The earlier link to the conference should now have the video.  It's right here.And here is an article from the Weekly Standard on the conference....

Bill Stuntz Conference at Harvard March 26-27--Skeel

Harvard will be hosting a conference honoring Bill next weekend.  The conference will consist of four panels of speakers on Friday and Saturday, the first three on criminal law and procedure and the last on Bill's life and work generally. ...