Bernard Campbell Gavit (b. 1893; d. 1954), Indiana University School of Law’s seventh Dean, was born in Michigan and raised in Hammond, Indiana. He received his B.A. from Wabash College in 1915 and then attended the University of Chicago Law School, graduating in 1920. After spending eight years in his father’s Hammond law firm he accepted the position of Assistant Professor of Law at the University of Oregon in 1928. In 1929, he joined the faculty of the Indiana University School of Law. Gavit served as Dean from 1933 to 1951, the longest Deanship at Indiana to date.
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Writings by Dean Bernard Gavit
The Privilege of Reexamination in Professional Licensure, Bernard C. Gavit
The Superiority of Lawyers, Bernard C. Gavit
Legal Education and Bar Examination, Bernard C. Gavit
What the Bar Examiners Should Know about the Law Schools, Bernard C. Gavit
Where Do We Go From Here in Legal Education, Bernard C. Gavit
Writings about Dean Bernard Gavit
The Accomplishments of Bernard Campbell Gavit as Dean of Indiana University Law School, Elizabeth Nell Gavit