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John Norton Pomeroy, American lawyer, educator. member of law faculty New York University, 1864-1870; member of faculty Hastings (California) College of Law, 1878, principal instructor, 1878-1880, teacher, 1880-1885.

Background

He was born in Rochester, New York, where he practiced law for many years following his graduation from Hamilton College (1847) and his admittance to the state bar in 1851.

Education

Graduate Hamilton College, 1847, honorary Doctor of Laws, 1865.

Career

Admitted to New York bar, 1851. Member of law faculty New York University, 1864-1870. Member of faculty Hastings (California) College of Law, 1878, principal instructor, 1878-1880, teacher, 1880-1885.

Editor West Coast Reporter, established early 1880’s. Author: An Introduction to Municipal Law, 1864. An Introduction to the Constitutional Law of the United States, 1868.

Remedies and Remedial Rights According to the Reformed American Procedure, 1876. Treatise on the Specific Performance of Contract, 1879. A Treatise on Equity Jurisprudence, 1883.

A Treatise on the Law of Riparian Rights, 1884.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: An Introduction to Municipal Law, 1864. An Introduction to the Constitutional Law of the United States, 1868. Remedies and Remedial Rights According to the Reformed American Procedure, 1876.

      Treatise on the Specific Performance of Contract, 1879. A Treatise on Equity Jurisprudence, 1883. A Treatise on the Law of Riparian Rights, 1884.

Membership

Member of law faculty New York University, 1864-1870. Member of faculty Hastings (California) College of Law, 1878, principal instructor, 1878-1880, teacher, 1880-1885.

Connections

Married Ann Rebecca Carter, November 21, 1855, 4 children.

father:
Enos Pomeroy

mother:
Sarah Strong (Norton) Pomeroy

spouse:
Ann Rebecca Carter