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In Memoriam: Prof. Richard Barnes

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With sadness we report the passing of University of Mississippi Law School Professor Richard Barnes. He was a friend of the Center and a very kind and caring individual. He will be missed by the law school community. From the Law School’s website:

Professor Richard Barnes Dies in Car Accident
Posted on January 22, 2013

It is with deep regret and sadness that we report the loss of our own Richard Barnes, Leonard B. Melvin Distinguished Lecturer and Professor of Law. Barnes was killed on January 22, 2013 in a car accident between Conway, Ark. and Little Rock as he was driving home to Oxford.

Barnes was a member of the faculty since 1989, and he taught contracts, secured transactions, commercial law and Federal Indian Law. Barnes was also selected twice by the law school student body as the Professor of the Year.