June 1, 2021

Five faculty members from Rutgers Law, including two who joined the law school in the 1970s, are retiring this summer.

Former law school Dean Stuart Deutsch, and Professors Camille Andrews, Roger Clark, James Pope, and Diana Sclar, are stepping down from their careers at the law school. Read more about their journeys at Rutgers Law.

Professor Camille Andrews

Professor Camille Andrews graduated with honors from Rutgers Law School and was a member of the Law Journal and the National Moot Court Team, where she won a first-place award and best brief before graduating with honors in 1986. Read the rest of her story here.


Former Dean Stuart Deutsch


Stuart Deutsch came to Rutgers Law School in 1999 and served as the dean for a decade. He oversaw the move into the law school’s current building at 123 Washington Street, an expansion of the clinical program, an increase in faculty, and the challenges to the still-robust Minority Student Program (MSP). Read the rest of his story here 

Professor Roger Clark talking to students
Professor Roger Clark

Professor Roger Clark, whose work representing the Marshall Islands in nuclear disarmament cases brought his legal team a nomination for a Nobel Peace Prize, is retiring from Rutgers Law School after a storied career. Read the rest of his story here.

Professor James Pope

Before joining the Rutgers Law School faculty in 1986, Professor James Pope explored his interest in labor law by working as a union lawyer at a shipyard in the Boston area for six years. A native of Louisville, Kentucky, Pope had been an activist at Harvard University, campaigning for George McGovern as a student. Read the rest of his story here. 

Professor Diana Sclar

When Diana Sclar was thinking of leaving her job at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development in Washington D.C. to work full-time at Rutgers Law School, she wanted to talk to another female professor who had worked at Rutgers. Read the rest of her story here.

Rutgers Law Media Contacts:
Mike Sepanic (Camden); Elizabeth Moore (Newark)

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