Harry S. Richards

Harry S. Richards

Position: 

Professor of Law

Biographical Information

Harry Richards held degrees from University of Iowa and Harvard Law School.  After graduating law school in 1895, he practiced law for several years in Missouri and Iowa.  In 1898, he joined the faculty at University of Iowa College of Law.  In 1903 he left Iowa to serve as dean of the University of Wisconsin Law School, a position he held until his death in 1929. A thorough tribute may be found at 5 Wis. L. Rev. 257 (1929).

Publications

Books

Harry S. Richards, Cases on the Law of Private Corporations Selected from Decisions of English and American Courts, 3d ed. (Sveinbjorn Johnson 1940)

Articles

Harry S. Richards, "Doctrine of Ultra Vires with a Consideration of Wisconsin Decisions," 3 Wis. L. Rev. 129 (1924-1926)
Harry S. Richards, "Watered Stock and Blue Sky Legislation," 2 Wis. L. Rev. 86 (1922-1924)
Harry S. Richards, "Watered Stock and Blue Sky Legislation," 2 Wis. L. Rev. 1 (1922-1924)
Harry S. Richards, "Uniform Partnership Act," 1 Wis. L. Rev. 147 (1920-1922)
Harry S. Richards, "Uniform Partnership Act," 1 Wis. L. Rev. 90 (1920-1922)
Harry S. Richards, "Chief Justice John B. Winslow," 1 Wis. L. Rev. 3 (1920-1922)
Harry S. Richards, "Uniform Partnership Act," 1 Wis. L. Rev. 5 (1920-1922)
Harry S. Richards, "Address of the President," 4 Am. L. Sch. Rev. 83 (1915-1922)
Harry S. Richards, "The Training of the Referendar in Germany," 37 Annu. Rep. A.B.A. 908 (1914)
Harry S. Richards, "Exchange of Stock for Capitalized Profits," 4 Mich. L. Rev. 526 (1905-1906)
Harry S. Richards, "Liability of Corporations on Contracts Made by Promoters," 19 Harv. L. Rev. 97 (1905-1906)
Harry S. Richards, "Outline of Equity Pleading," 40 Law Bull. St. U. Iowa 1 (1899-1901)
Harry S. Richards, "Equity Jurisdiction," 34 Law Bull. St. U. Iowa 1 (1899-1901)
Harry S. Richards, "Probate Law," 32 Law Bull. St. U. Iowa 1 (1897-1899)
Harry S. Richards, "Contracts," 33 Law Bull. St. U. Iowa 1 (1899-1901)
Harry S. Richards, "Hypothetical Cases in Equity," 31 Law Bull. St. U. Iowa 1 (1897-1899)
Harry S. Richards, "Hypothetical Cases on Contracts," 29 Law Bull. St. U. Iowa 1 (1897-1899)