The following remarks were delivered by Professor Dan Tarlock at a memorial service for Professor Emeritus Fred Bosselman on August 25th. Professor Bosselman, who passed away on August 4th, was a gifted scholar and practitioner of energy and environmental law. He joined the Chicago-Kent faculty in 1991. Read more about his life and career here.
During my career, I have been fortunate to have three mentors. Two were law school professors, and the third was Fred. They all shared two characteristics, but Fred had two additional special ones. Since Fred described himself as a lapsed Unitarian, fortunately I am not locked into the Trinity which would limit me to only three points about him. (more…)