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Law educator

James Lloyd Huffman, American law educator. Bar: Montana, United States Court Appeals (Federal circuit), Supreme Court of the United States Court. National Science Foundation grantee, 1976-1977, 81-84; Office of Water Research Department Interior grantee, 1978-1980; Raymond fellow, 1973. Board member Bishop Street Funds. Member American Society Legal History, Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation.

Background

Huffman, James Lloyd was born on March 25, 1945 in Fort Benton, Montana, United States. Son of Roy E. and Menga (Herzog) Huffman.

Education

Student, Stanford University, 1964. Bachelor of Science, Montana State University, 1967. Master of Arts, Fletcher School Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, 1968.

Juris Doctor, University Chicago, 1972.

Career

Assistant professor, then associate professor Lewis and Clark Law School, Portland, Oregon, 1973-1978, professor law, since 1978, associate dean, 1978-1980, director natural resources law institute, 1976—1993, dean, 1994—2006, Erskine Wood Senior professor law, since 2001. Visiting professor Auckland University (New Zealand), 1980-1981, University Oregon Law School, 1988, University Athens, 1988-1989. Member committee socioeconomic effects of earthquake prediction National Academy of Sciences, 1977-1980.

Advisory council National Environmental Justice, 2003-2005. Chair Federalist Society Environmental Law Property Rights Practice Group, 2003-2005, Hoover Institution Task Force on Property Rights, Freedom and Prosperity, since 2008. Republican nominee United States Senator from Oregon, 2010.

Achievements

  • Bar: Montana, United States Court Appeals (Federal circuit), Supreme Court of the United States Court.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Allocation of Water to Instream Flows: A Comparative Study of Policy Making and Technical Information in the States of Colorado, Idaho, Montana and Washington, 1980, Government Liability and Disaster Mitigation: A Comparative Study, 1986. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Society Legal History, Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation (trustee).; Member Montana Bar Association.

Connections

Married Leslie M. Spencer, September 11, 1956. Children: Kurt Andrew, Erica Leigh, James Spencer, Claire Menga, Margaret Murray.

father:
Roy E. Huffman

mother:
Menga (Herzog) Huffman

spouse:
Leslie M. Spencer

children:
Kurt Andrew Huffman

Erica Leigh Huffman

James Spencer Huffman

Claire Menga Huffman

Margaret Murray Huffman