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Professor Sanford J. Fox

fox-headshotProfessor Sanford Fox passed away in 2000 after teaching at BC Law School since 1959. He was internationally known for his efforts to define and advance the rights of children.

He chaired the Committee on the Rights of Children for the American Bar Association and the United States section of Defense for Children International, and also sat on the Board of Governors of the ABA Center on Children and the Law. He served as Consultant to the National Center on Child Abuse and Neglect for the U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, and as Consultant on Juvenile Court for the President’s Commission on Law Enforcement and Administration of Justice. He was a member of the Advisory Committee on Juvenile Delinquency of the National Commission on Criminal Justice Standards and Goals

Several members of the BC Law community spoke at his funeral and  commemoration ceremony. Click here to read excerpts of these moving remembrances.

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