Law Prof. James Henderson Jr., Special Master in 9/11 Victims Litigation Case, Dies at Age 81

Prof. James Henderson Jr. died on July 2 at 81. For nearly 30 years, he taught tort and product liability law at Cornell creating a lasting impact on the field.

Henderson, who graduated from Princeton University in 1959 with a Bachelor of Arts degree, received an LL.B. and LL.M. from Harvard Law School in 1962 and 1964, respectively. After teaching at the Boston University School of Law for 20 years, he left to teach at Cornell Law in 1984.

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