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Robert L. Knauss

Robert L. Knauss taught at the University of Michigan Law School, 1960-1972.


Robert L. Knauss, formerly a member of a San Francisco law firm, became assistant professor of law at the Michigan Law School in September. 

Knauss is the only new appointment to the faculty for the fall semester. A native of Detroit, he received the B.A. degree from Harvard in 1952 and the J.D. degree in 1957 from The University of Michigan.  During the 1957-58 academic year, he was an instructor in the Law School, and in 1958 joined the law firm of Pillsbury, Madison and Sutro in San Francisco. He is a member of the California bar and of the San Francisco and California State Bar Associations as well as of the American Bar Association.

--  From the University of Michigan Law School's Law Quadrangle Notes, V. 05, Iss. 01 (November 1960).

Knauss left Michigan Law in 1972 to become dean at Vanderbilt University Law School.


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