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Lawyer , educator.

Bernard James Ward, American lawyer, educator. Served to Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Navy Reserve, 1944-1946.; Member Louisiana Bar Association, State Bar Texas, American Law Institute.

Background

Ward, Bernard James was born on August 31, 1925 in New Orleans. Son of Albert James and Maude Marie (Bernard) Ward.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Loyola University, New Orleans, 1944, Bachelor of Laws, 1949. Master of Laws, Yale University, 1954.

Career

Bar: Louisiana bar 1949. Assistant professor of law U. Notre Dame, 1954-1958, associate professor, 1958-1962, professor, 1962-1968, University Texas, Austin, 1968-1982, Thomas Watt Gregory professor of law, 1970-1982. Reporter to advising committee on appellate and civil rules Judicial Conference United States, 1961-1978, member commission on rules, 1978-1982.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (with J.W. Moore) United States Courts of Appeals: Jurisdiction and Practice, 1970.

Membership

Served to Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Navy Reserve, 1944-1946. Member Louisiana Bar Association, State Bar Texas, American Law Institute.

Connections

Married Elaine McMurray, August 5, 1948. Children: Bernard James, Margaret Eleanor.

father:
Albert James Ward

mother:
Maude Marie (Bernard) Ward

spouse:
Elaine McMurray

children:
Bernard James Ward

Margaret Eleanor Ward