In Memoriam: Kathleen Fitzgerald Brickey, 1945-2013

Brickey, KathleenKathleen Brickey, the James Carr Professor of Criminal Jurisprudence at the Washington University School of Law in St. Louis, died late last month after suffering kidney failure. She was 68 years old.

Professor Brickey was an expert on white-collar crime. She was the author of a three-volume text Corporate Criminal Liability, first published in 1984. In 2008, she published the textbook, Environmental Crime: Law, Policy, Prosecution (Aspen Publishers).

Professor Brickey earned bachelor’s and law degrees at the University of Kentucky. She taught at the University of Louisville before joining the faculty at the Washington University School of Law in 1976. In 1989, she was the first woman at the law school to be named to a chaired professorship.

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