Oxford University Press sends its condolences to the family, friends, colleagues and students of one of our most esteemed authors, Kermit Hall, who died in a swimming accident on Sunday, August 13.
Kermit Hall was the editor of The Oxford Companion to the Supreme Court, The Oxford Companion to American Law, The Judicial Branch in the Institutions of American Democracy series, and author of the Magic Mirror: Law in American History, among many other titles.
Kermit Hall was president of the SUNY University at Albany and former president of Utah State University. His contributions to academia will not be forgotten and he will be missed by many at Oxford University Press.
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