In Memoriam: Professor Regis William Campfield

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I am very sorry to announce that Professor Regis Campfield, founder of the Notre Dame Tax and Estate Planning Institute, passed away on Oct. 27, 2017, in Dallas, Texas. He was 75 years old.

Regis served on our faculty from 1970 – 1977 before moving to SMU Law School, where he remained until his retirement in 2009 as Professor Emeritus of Law and Marilyn Jeanne Johnson Distinguished Law Faculty Fellow Emeritus. He was a nationally known expert in trusts and estates, and in particular estate and gift taxation, and wrote many books and articles including Taxation of Estate, Gifts and Trusts (now in its 23rd edition), Fiduciary Tax Guide, and Taxation of Income.