Myrna Raeder, a member of the Southwestern Law School faculty for nearly 35 years, has died at the age of 66.
Raeder died Saturday of breast cancer, the school said in a release. The school said the professor, a nationally known advocate for gender equity and criminal justice reform, would be remembered at a memorial service to be held in January.
"Myrna Raeder touched the lives of so many within the law school and the greater community over the decades," Dean Susan Prager said. "Her work was also recognized formally and informally outside the school in multiple ways. Without question, Myrna will be greatly missed, appreciated and remembered." READ MORE