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Simon, John, 2007 December 19

Call Number: RU 1037


  • 2007 December 19


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Collection materials are closed to research until January 1, 2029, after which access is subject to review by University Archives staff.

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From the Collection: English

Biographical / Historical

Yale Law School Deputy Dean, 1985-1990; founding Director, Yale Program on Nonprofit Organizations, 1977-82.

John Simon received his B.A., from Harvard in 1950 and LL.B from the Yale Law School in 1953. From 1953-58 he served as an assistant to the General Counsel, in the Office of the Secretary of the Army and practiced law in New York. Yale appointed him associate professor of law in 1962 and full professor in 1967. In 1975 he was appointed Lines Professor at the Yale Institution for Social and Policy Studies. He has served as deputy dean and acting dean of the law school, and acting chairman of the Center for the Study of Education. Simon pioneered in developing courses in nonprofit and philanthropy law and in elementary and secondary education law.

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