LSU Law Family Mourns Passing of Janice Ginsberg Rubin

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The LSU Law Center is saddened to report the death of Janice Ginsberg Rubin on Saturday, November 6, 2010.  Mrs. Rubin, a native of Alexandria, is the wife of the late Judge Alvin B. Rubin, a 1942 LSU Law Center alum, and the mother of David Rubin (’78) and Mike Rubin (’75), also alums of the Law Center.

She was a native of Alexandria, LA and a graduate of Newcomb College in New Orleans.  Her interests and talents were many, and her personality endearing and engaging to all who were fortunate to know her.  She loved life and found great happiness in her relationships with people.  Janice was a devoted friend of the LSU Law Center.

In 1979, the Rubins’ moved their family to Baton Rouge, and Janice became deeply involved in many civic and community activities.  Janice was a noted author of fiction, non-fiction, and children’s literature.  She co-author the Louisiana Trust Handbook and other papers, speeches and articles with her husband.  In addition she was a prolific poet and a noted public speaker.

Janice, Alvin and indeed the entire Rubin family have long embraced the law as an instrument for the protection of the rights and betterment of all people.  In recognition of the Rubin’s devotion to the Law, two endowed professorships and The Alvin and Janice Rubin Scholarship Fund were created at the Law Center.

In accordance with the wishes of the family, memorial contributions may be made to the Alvin and Janice Rubin Scholarship Fund, LSU Law Center, Suite 400, Baton Rouge, LA  70803-1000.  Additionally contributions may be made to the Congregation B’nai Israel, 3354 Kleinert Avenue; Baton Rouge, LA 70806, or to the charity of your choice.

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