Pitt Law Dedicates Chief Judge Ruggero J. Aldisert Room In His Honor

On Monday, Nov. 16, 2015, family and friends of Judge Ruggero J. Aldisert gathered in the University of Pittsburgh School of Law Teplitz Memorial Moot Courtroom to witness the Dedication of the Chief Judge Ruggero J. Aldisert room.

Dean William M. Carter Jr. welcomed guests to the evening’s memorial service, followed by remarks from past recipient of The Honorable Ruggero J. Aldisert Scholarship, John Paul Putney, Esq. ('14). Judge Aldisert’s daughter, Lisa, spoke in remembrance of her father, University of Pittsburgh Chancellor Emeritus Mark Nordenberg, expressed Judge Aldisert’s commitment to the University, and U.S. Court of Appeals for the third circuit judge, Michael Fisher, Judge Aldisert’s colleague and friend, gave the evening’s closing remarks.

Following the dedication of the Chief Judge Ruggero J. Aldisert Room, guests celebrated Judge Aldisert’s life and his achievements at a reception in Barco Law Building. 

From left to right: Dean William M. Carter Jr, Judge Aldisert’s children Gregory, Lisa, and Robert Aldisert, and Chancellor Emeritus Nordenberg.