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John Holtz Memorial Lecture Series

John Holtz was an Associate Professor of Library Instructional Services at UIS from 1989 until his death in January 2004. His family established the John W. Holtz Memorial Fund to honor him.

How a Railroad Lawyer Became the Great Emancipator

Paul Finkelman is President William McKinley Distinguished Professor of Law and Public Policy and Senior Fellow in the Government Law Center at Albany Law School. Professor Finkelman has a BA from Syracuse University and master’s and doctoral degrees from the University of Chicago.  He was a fellow in Law and Humanities at Harvard Law School in 1982-83 and before assuming his post at Albany, was the Chapman Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of Tulsa College of Law.