John Feerick has an impressive reputation that he has acquired in both the legal profession and in the wider world of academia and politics. He is deeply admired for his commitment to his family, to the Fordham School of Law, and to public service.
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John D. Feerick is Professor and former Dean of Fordham Law School. In 1964 he was a member of the American Bar Association Conference on Presidential Inability and Vice Presidential Vacancy, the recommendations of which helped shape the Twenty-fifth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. He served from 1987 to 1990 as Chairman of the New York State Commission on Government Integrity, the collected reports of which were published by Fordham University Press as Government Ethics Reform in the 1990s (1991).; Monsignor Thomas J. Shelley, a priest of the archdiocese of New York, is Emeritus Professor of Church History at Fordham University. His publications include Bicentennial History of the Archdiocese of New York and Fordham, A History of the Jesuit University of New York: 1841–2003 (Fordham).