Odis K. Patton

Odis K. Patton

Position: 

Professor of Law

Biographical Information

Professor Odis K. Patton was an Associate Professor at the University of Iowa School of Law from 1923 to 1926, and a full Professor of Law from 1927 until he retired as a Professor Emeritus in 1957. He was a faculty editor of the Iowa Law Review. After he retired, Professor Patton was a visiting professor of law at Ohio State University and West Virginia University. Professor Patton received his B.A., M.A., Ph.D., and law degree from the University of Iowa. In June 1923, Professor Patton obtained an S.J.D. from Harvard. In 1924, Professor Patton took a leave of absence from his teaching duties to serve on the Iowa Code Commission.

Publications

Books

Odis K. Patton, et al., Iowa Manual of Legislative Procedure, 5th ed. Des Moines: State of Iowa, 1968.
Odis K. Patton, et al., Iowa Manual of Legislative Procedure. Iowa City, Iowa: The State Historical Society of Iowa, 1968.
Odis K. Patton, with F. Arnold Daum, Iowa Annotations to the Restatement of the Law of Conflict of Laws: As Adopted by the American Law Institute, Iowa City, Iowa: Iowa Law Review 1935.
Odis K. Patton, with F. Arnold Daum, Iowa Annotations to the Restatement of the Law of Contracts. Iowa City, Iowa: Iowa Law Review 1935.
Odis K. Patton, with Casper Schenk, Iowa Annotations to the Restatement of the Law of Contracts: As Adopted by the American Law Institute. Iowa City: Iowa State Bar Association, 1934.
Odisk K. Patton, with U. G. Whitney, Civil Practice and Procedure. Des Moines: State of Iowa, 1924.
O. K. Patton with U. G. Whitney, Criminal Law. Des Moines: State of Iowa, 1924.
Odis K. Patton with U. G. Whitney, Criminal Procedure. Des Moines: State of Iowa, 1924.
Odis K. Patton, with U. G. Whitney, Code of Iowa: Containing All Statutes of a General and Permanent Nature. Des Moines: State of Iowa, 1924.
Odis K. Patton, The Iowa Code of 1924. Iowa City, 1924.
Odis K. Patton, with U. G. Whitney, File of Code Revision Bills: Containing the Original Code Revision Bills Not Disposed of by the Fortieth General Assembly in Regular Session with such Changes and Additions as were Made Necessary by the Acts of the Thirty-Ninth and Fortieth General Assemblies. Des Moines: State of Iowa, 1923.

Articles

Odis K. Patton, “Foreword,” 38 Iowa Law Review 383 (1952-1953).
Odis K. Patton, “Consideration under the Restatement of the Law of Contracts and under the Iowa Decisions and Statutes,” 18 Iowa Law Review 445 (1932-1933).
Odis K. Patton, “Enforceable Promises in Iowa,” 15 Iowa Law Review 42 (1929-1930).
Odis K. Patton, “Continuous Code Revision in Iowa – the Code of 1927,” 13 Iowa Law Review 1 (1927-1928).
Odis K. Patton, “Iowa Code of 1924,” 10 Iowa Law Review 1 (1924-1925).