Wiley Rutledge

Wiley Rutledge

Position: 

Dean

Biographical Information

Wiley Rutledge held degrees from University of Wisconsin and University of Colorado.  He taught law at University of Colorado from 1924 to 1926.  In 1926, he moved to Washington University in St. Louis College of Law, where he served as a professor and dean until 1935.  He left Washington University for University of Iowa College of Law, where he served as dean until 1939.  While serving as dean, he also taught courses in administrative law and the judicial process.

President Roosevelt appointed him to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit in 1939, and then to the United States Supreme Court in 1943.  He served on the Supreme Court until his death in 1949.

Publications

Book Chapters

Wiley B. Rutledge, A Declaration of Legal Faith (University of Kansas Press 1947)

Articles

Wiley B. Rutledge, "Eighty-Six: Forty-Six," 25 Mich. St. B.J. 627 (1946)
Wiley B. Rutledge, "Some Premises of Peace," 2 Advocate (Vancouver) 85 (1944)
Wiley B. Rutledge, "A Symposium on Constitutional Rights in Wartime - Foreword," 29 Iowa L. R. 379 (1943-1944)
Wiley B. Rutledge, "Some Premises of Peace," 29 A.B.A. J. 623 (1943)
Wiley B. Rutledge, "Unity out of Difference," 20 Dicta 275 (1943)
Wiley B. Rutledge, "Peace - Or Another Treaty," 6 Tex. B.J. 255 (1943)
Wiley B. Rutledge, "Two Heroes of the Law," 29 A.B.A. J. 425 (1943)
Wiley B. Rutledge, "The Appellate Brief," 28 A.B.A. J. 251 (1942)
Wiley B. Rutledge, "Significant Trends in Modern Incorporation Statutes," 3 U. Pitt. L. Rev. 273 (1936-1937)
Wiley B. Rutledge, "Significant Trends in Modern Incorporation Statutes," 22 Wash. U. L. Q. 305 (1936-1937)
Wiley B. Rutledge, "Legal Personality--Legislative or Judicial Prerogative," 14 St. Louis L. Rev. 343 (1928-1929)

Reports

Wiley B. Rutledge, "Comparison of Present General Incorporation Laws of Iowa and Proposed Bill Covering the Subject of Corporations for Pecuniary Profit," Business Research Committee, Iowa State Planning Board, 1939
Wiley B. Rutledge, "Annual Report to the President," 1937-1938