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Joseph Warren Bishop, American lawyer, educator. Bar: District of Columbia 1941, New York 1954, Connecticut 1963. Recipient Exceptional Civilian Service citation Department Army, 1953; Guggenheim fellow, 1974. Served with Army of the United States, 1943-1946. Member of Century.

Background

Bishop, Joseph Warren was born on April 15, 1915 in New York City. Son of Joseph Warren and Edna Priscilla (Dashiell) Bishop.

Education

1 son, Joseph Warren III. Grad, Deerfield Academy, 1932. Bachelor of Arts, Dartmouth College, 1936. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard University, 1940.

Career

Bar: District of Columbia 1941, New York 1954, Connecticut 1963. Special assistant to undersecretary war, 1940-1942. With Office Solicitor General, Department Justice, 1947-1950.

Assistant to general counsel United States High Commission Occupied Germany, 1950-1952. Deputy general counsel, acting general counsel Department Army, 1952-1953. Private practice law, New York City, 1953-1957.

Professor of law Yale Law School, since 1957, Richard Ely professor of law, since 1968. Visiting professor law U. Muenster, West Germany, 1965. Faculty Salzburg Seminar American Studies, 1967.

Visiting fellow Clare Hall Cambridge (England) University, 1974. Visiting professor U. Munich, West Germany, 1980. Assistant counsel trustees New Haven R.R., 1961-1974.

Expert consultant Securities and Exchange Commission, 1958.

Achievements

  • Bar: District of Columbia 1941, New York 1954, Connecticut 1963.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Indemnifying and Insuring the Corporate Executive, 2d edition., 1980, Obiter Dicta, 1971, Justice Under Fire: A Study of Military Law, 1974. Also articles, book revs.

Membership

Served with Army of the United States, 1943-1946. Member of Century.

Connections

Married Susan Carroll Oulahan, May 6, 1950. 1 son, Joseph Warren III.

father:
Joseph Warren Bishop

mother:
Edna Priscilla (Dashiell) Bishop

spouse:
Susan Carroll Oulahan