Like Ilya, I was terribly saddened to learn that Professor Larry Ribstein suffered a stroke and died yesterday. He was on the faculty when I studied at George Mason, though I never had the good fortune to have him as one of my professors. I have, however, learned quite a bit from his scholarly and other writings, as well as from our occasional conversations. He will be missed.
Here is the University of Illinois release and remembrances from many around the blogosphere: