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Herma Kay, JD Biography

Former Barbara Nachtrieb Armstrong Professor of Law at U.C. Berkeley
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Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Barbara Nachtrieb Armstrong Professor of Law, Boalt Hall, U.C. Berkeley
  • Faculty Lifetime Achievement Award, Boalt Hall Alumni Association, 2003
  • Secretary, American Bar Association (ABA) Section on Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar, 1999-2001
  • Dean, Boalt Hall, 1992-2000
  • One of the “50 most influential female lawyers in the country” and one of the “eight most influential lawyers in Northern California,” National Law Journal, 1998
  • Margaret Brent Award to Women Lawyers of Distinction, ABA Commission on Women in the Profession, 1992
  • American Bar Foundation Research Award, 1990
  • President, Association of American Law Schools, 1989
  • Faculty, Salzburg Seminar on American Law, 1987
  • Member, American Philosophical Society
  • Visiting Professor at Harvard University, Lewis & Clark University, and Hamline University
  • Former Fellow, Center for Advanced Study in Behavioral Sciences
  • Law Clerk to Justice Roger Traynor of the California Supreme Court
  • JD, University of Chicago, 1959
  • BA, Southern Methodist University, 1956
  • Ms. Kay died on June 10, 2017
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  1. In the Absence of an Advance Directive, Who Makes Decisions for Incapacitated Patients?