In re Chief Justice Howard W. Brill (Per Curiam)

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Cite as 2016 Ark. 465 SUPREME COURT OF ARKANSAS Opinion Delivered: December 15, 2016 IN THE MATTER OF CHIEF JUSTICE HOWARD W. BRILL PER CURIAM Upon completion of his sixteen-month term as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Arkansas, the court expresses its appreciation to Chief Justice Howard W. Brill for his dedicated service to the State of Arkansas and to this court. Chief Justice Brill graduated from Duke University and earned his J.D. from the University of Florida Law School, where he was editor-in-chief of the law review. He later earned an L.L.M. from the University of Illinois. Chief Justice Brill served as a judicial law clerk to Judge Robert T. Mann, District Court of Appeal, Florida, from 1970 to 1971, and he practiced law at Spector, Taber & Tappa in Rock Island, Illinois, from 1973 to 1975. In 1975, he began his teaching career at the University of Arkansas School of Law and was named the Vincent Foster Professor of Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility in 1998. During his tenure at the University of Arkansas School of Law, he taught professional responsibility, remedies, civil procedure, Cite as 2016 Ark. 465 and domestic relations. He also taught special topic courses on Baseball and the Law, as well as Arkansas Constitutional Law. He received numerous teaching awards over the span of five decades. Chief Justice Brill also spent time as a Peace Corps volunteer in Sokoto, Northern Nigeria. Governor Asa Hutchison appointed him Chief Justice to the Arkansas Supreme Court in September 2015. We thank Chief Justice Brill for his many contributions to this court. __________________________________ Justice Paul E. Danielson __________________________________ Justice Karen R. Baker _________________________________ Justice Courtney Hudson Goodson __________________________________ Justice Josephine Linker Hart _________________________________ Justice Rhonda K. Wood __________________________________ Justice Robin F. Wynne 2 SUPREME COURT OF ARKANSAS opinion De√čvered: December 15, 2076 IN THE M,\TTER OF CHIEFJUSTICE HO.WARD W. BRILL PER CURIA'M Upon completion of his sixteen-month term as ChiefJustice of the Supreme Court ofArkansas, the court expresses its appreciation to ChiefJustice Howard W. Brill for his dedicated service to the State ofA¬°kansas and to this court. ChiefJustice Brill graduated from Duke LJniversity and earned his J.D. from the University of Florida Law School, where he was editor-in-chief of the law review. He later earned an L.L.M. from the Universiry of lllinois. ChiefJustice Brill served to 1.971, and he practiced as a judicial law clerk toJudge Robert T. Mann, District Court of Appeal, Florida, fron 7970 law at Spector, Taber & Tappa in Rock Island, Illinois, frorn 1.973 to 1975. \n'1.975, he began his teaching career at the University of Arkansas School of Law and was named the Vincent Foster Professor of Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibiliry in 1998. During his tenure at the Univenity of Arkansas School of Law, he taught professional responsibility, remedies, civil procedure, and domestic relations. FIe also taught special topic courses on Baseball and the Law, as well as Arkansas Brill also spent time Constitutional Law. He received numerous teaching awards over the span of five decades. ChiefJustice as a Peace Corps volunteer in Sokoto, Northern Nigeria. Governor Asa Hutchison appointed him ChiefJustice to the Arkansas Supreme Court in September 201,5.'We thank ChiefJustice Brill for his many contributions to this court. a Justice Paul E. Danielson Justice C J Justice Baker Hudson ood J Robin F.'Wynne