Former Law School Dean John Sutton Passes Away

John F. Sutton Jr.

AUSTIN, Texas—Former Law School dean and longtime professor John F. Sutton Jr. passed away in San Angelo on Friday. He was 95 years old. The following is a statement from University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers:

"Dean Sutton was a wonderful man who led the Law School with distinction. He was a dear friend for more than three decades, a first-rate teacher and evidence scholar and, most important, a tremendous colleague in the Law School community. I have the highest admiration for him and will miss him sorely."