John was a close friend and a professional colleague of mine for more than fifty years, and he was admired by and very close to a number of members of our firm. Everyone knows his substantial contributions as a lawyer. I will just mention a couple.
Stanley L. Temko,
Tribute to John Pickering,
Mich. L. Rev.
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