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 remem
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