Henry C. Jones

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Position: 

Dean of Law

Biographical Information

Henry Craig Jones held degrees from Cornell College and Harvard Law. He taught law at George Washington University from 1912 until 1914, when he became dean at West Virginia University. He was dean at University of Illinois from 1921 to 1922, before moving to University of Iowa College of Law.

He served as dean at Iowa from 1922 to 1929. As dean, he emphasized the importance of clinical instruction and practical legal training. He also inaugurated the law school's annual Supreme Court Day. He died in 1929.

Publications

Books

Henry C. Jones, A Selection of Illinois Cases on the Law of Suretyship (Chicago 1925)
Henry Craig Jones, Cases on Proximate Causation (State University of Iowa, College of Law 1924)
Uriah Barnes, Ira E. Robinson, & Henry C. Jones, eds., Barnes' Federal Code (Bobbs-Merrill 1921)

Articles

Henry Craig Jones, "Abraham Lincoln’s Attitude Towards Education," 12 Iowa L. Rev. 336 (1926-1927)
Henry Craig Jones, "The Relation of Law Scholarship to Age and Preliminary Academic Preparation," 12 Iowa L. Rev. 1 (1926-1927)
Henry Craig Jones, "Civil Liability for Wrongful Death in Iowa—The Elements of Damage," 11 Iowa L. Rev. 28 (1925-1926)
Henry Craig Jones, "Civil Liability for Wrongful Death in Iowa," 10 Iowa L. Rev. 169 (1924-1925)
Henry Craig Jones, "The Law School Summer Session," 5 Am. L. Sch. Rev. 279 (1922-1926)
Henry Craig Jones & Leo Carlin, "Non-Joinder and Misjoinder of Parties in Common-Law Actions", 28 W. Va. L. Q. 266 (1921-1922)
Henry Craig Jones, "National Conference on Legal Education," 4 Ill. L. Q. 187 (1921-1922)
Henry Craig Jones & Leo Carlin, "Non-Joinder and Misjoinder of Parties in Common-Law Actions," 28 W. Va. L. Q. 197 (1921-1922)
Henry Craig Jones, "Function of a State University Law School," 4 Ill. L. Q. 1 (1921-1922)