Yes, people would come from elsewhere and be under his influence. He influenced younger professors; Stewart Macaulay is a perfect example.Hurst’s legal history was a kind of law and society study, using a past dimension. He was influential, but he almost never went to conferences and annual meetings.He was ahomebody. He just did his work. He was a lovely person. Yes, Marc Galanter came a little later and Bob Gordon was also there. A lot of people passed through Wisconsin. And they all have very fine memories of Willard Hurst. He was a good person, and a fine teacher and mentor.6 I have been the president of the American Society of Legal History, and a committee was formed. I won’t take all the credit, but I helped raise money and get the Hurst Institute started, held in the summer in Madison. And I took part in it the first couple of years, and then Bob Gordon was in charge. Now other people have been doing it, and they get good young participants. It’s a two-week institute. And I think it’s been very successful. At first, it was exclusively people working on American legal history, but now it’s much more global. Definitely. The Law and Society Association started with a small group of American sociologists, but now if you go to the meetings people come from all over the world. At least a quarter of the members are from elsewhere. lawrence m. friedman in interview 6 Lawrence M. Friedman, ‘Remembering Willard’, Wisconsin Law Review(1997), 1137 ff. 109 Could you say that he created what the Germans call a seminar, that there was a critical mass of students? You are continuing to uphold his legacy with the Willard Hurst Summer Institute in Legal History at Madison? So Stewart Macaulay was one Hurstian. And Marc Galanter another? But that’s a trend that you can see everywhere in academia.