Professor Stone, an authority on comparative law, was on the faculty of Tulane Law School for over 50 years. In 1949, he founded the Institute of Comparative Law at Tulane as a center for the study of comparative legal systems. Professor Stone retired as director of the institute in 1979. He was W. R. Irby Emeritus Professor of Law at the time of his death in 1989. The scholarship, endowed in 1986 by friends of Professor Stone, is awarded to a third-year student who has demonstrated a serious interest in the civil law and has performed well in law school.
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