Peter D. Jason


Peter D. Jason, Distinguished Professor EmeritusThe Late Distinguished Professor Emeritus (1941-2017)

B.B.A. Notre Dame University
J.D. University of Detroit 1967
M.T.S. St. John's Provincial Seminary 1986

Before his untimely passing in 2017, Professor Peter Jason offers a wealth of knowledge in the area of urban municipal problems and their legal solutions. As assistant corporation counsel for the city of Detroit, he developed expertise in the pension and labor areas, later serving Detroit as director of labor relations. He was a frequent arbitrator in labor disputes for both government and private industry and was a member of the National Academy of Arbitrators.

A winner of the Stanley E. Beattie Teaching Award, Professor Jason taught Contracts, Torts, Sales and Negotiable Instruments, Equity/Remedies, Labor Law, Sports Law, English Legal History, American Legal History, Law in Literature, Bioethics, and directed the overseas study program in Australia.


Articles (Law Reviews and Law Journals)

  • Peter D. Jason, Silent Fraud: Is It Time to Speak Up?, 15 T.M. Cooley L. Rev. 455 (1998).
  • Peter D. Jason, The Courts Christian in Medieval England, 37 Cath. Law. 339 (1997).

Short Works

  • Peter D. Jason, A Valuable Reference Work on Commercial Arbitration, 59 Disp. Resol. J., Feb. - Aprl. 2004, at 86. (book review).


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