Memorial Service for Jo Desha Lucas

Thursday, June 17, 2010 - 3:00pm

Jo Desha Lucas, a professor in the University of Chicago Law School and an expert on local government and federal civil procedure, died May 9 in the University of Chicago Medical Center. He was 88.

A memorial service is scheduled for 3 p.m. Thursday, June 17 at the Weymouth Kirkland Courtroom of the Law School, 1111 E. 60th St.

Lucas joined the Law School faculty in 1953 as assistant professor and dean of students. He became a full professor in 1961 and was named the Arnold I. Shure Professor of Urban Law in 1984.

Read more about Prof. Lucas.