Spring 2001 | Fall 2000

A Message from the Dean

Our Sesquicentennial Celebration
Election 2000 in Retrospect
Like Father, Like Daughter: Rebecca Lieberman L97
A Case Study in Pro Bono Public Service
A Legal Thriller:
Lisa Scottoline L '81

The Master Builder Retires: Professor Elizabeth S. Kelly

The Board of Overseers
Philanthropy
Symposium
Faculty Notes
Alumni Briefs
In Memoriam

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Penn Law

Philadelphia Foundation Makes Grant to Establish Fund in Memory of Harry Shapiro L11

The Philadelphia Foundation has made a grant of $100,000 to fund The Shapiro Family Faculty Research Fund in Law and Mental Health at Penn Law School. Family members have directed that the grant would be used to establish a fund in memory of Harry Shapiro L11. The Shapiro legacy at the University of Pennsylvania includes four generations of alumni - David V. Shapiro W35, L44, and Charles S. Shapiro W41, L48 and their children, respectively, Paul E. Shapiro C64, L67, and Elizabeth, Charles, Jr. C79, and Susan Shapiro Quatresols CGS 84. The fourth generation includes Pauls son Steven C92, W97. Additional Penn graduates in the extended Shapiro family include Carolyn Goffman Shapiro CW64, Harry S. Shapiro GED72, GCP73, and Joseph Margolin EE43.


Morris M. Shuster W51, L54
Funds Public Interest Scholarships

With an initial gift of $300,000 Morris M. Shuster W51, L54, Of Counsel to Chimicles & Tikellis LLP in Haverford, PA, has created a fund to support the Public Interest Scholars at Penn Law School. His philanthropy over the years has supported the construction of the Shuster Moot Trial Court Room, and the hugely successful campaign to establish The Colin S. Diver Distinguished Chair in Leadership in honor of former Dean Colin S. Divers tenure at the helm of the Law School. Shuster has involved himself in the alumni life of the Law School by serving as a member of the Law Alumni Societys Board of Managers, and by co-chairing his 45th Reunion celebration in 1999. He has served on the Law Schools Public Service Advisory Committee since its inception. He has been a frequent adjunct lecturer at the Law School since 1981and was appointed Thomas A. OBoyle Adjunct Professor of Law for 1995. In 1994, he received the Alumni Award of Merit. An expert in class action litigation and consumer and insurance law, Shuster has also served the legal communities of Philadelphia and the state of Pennsylvania in various elected, appointed, and volunteer positions.

 

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