Oral history interview with John Fenton, Jr. (SOH-024, audio recording and transcript)

Title

Oral history interview with John Fenton, Jr. (SOH-024, audio recording and transcript)

Date

2008

Description

In this interview, John Fenton, Jr., a distinguished professor of law at Suffolk University Law School, discusses his educational background, his family’s longstanding connection to Suffolk, his career in the court system and as a legal educator. Judge Fenton also reflects on the evolution of the law school, his tenure as dean, his involvement with the building of Sargent Hall, and the importance of public service. He concludes with a discussion of Suffolk’s impact on the community and advice for current law students.

Source

Suffolk University Oral History Project

Rights

Copyright Suffolk University. This item is made available for research and educational purposes by the John Joseph Moakley Archive & Institute. Prior permission is required for any commercial use.

Type

Sound recording
Oral histories

Format

MP3
PDF

Language

English

Subject

Suffolk University
Universities & colleges
Suffolk University--Law School
Legal education

Identifier

SOH-024

Embedded Media

Interviewer

Bulger, James

Interviewee

John Fenton, Jr.

Duration

49:45:00

Files

soh-024_transcript.pdf
SOH-024 Fenton.MP3

Citation

“Oral history interview with John Fenton, Jr. (SOH-024, audio recording and transcript),” Moakley Archive & Institute, accessed October 18, 2017, https://moakleyarchive.omeka.net/items/show/3786.

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