EDWARD W. BEGLIN JR., a New Jersey Superior Court judge, died May 4, 2017. He was 83. A member of Alpha Chi Rho, he received his degree with honors. After receiving his law degree from New York University he served two years with the U.S. Army and practiced law in Plainfield, New Jersey, with the firm of Crane, Beglin and Vastola for the next 15 years, during which time he served the community in many capacities. In 1976 he was appointed to the Union County District Court and in 1978 to the State Superior Court. He was also admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court. As Superior Court judge, he served in both the civil and criminal divisions until becoming assignment judge in 1983. He continued to serve in that capacity until his retirement in 2004. He served on many statewide committees, was an instructor in civil practice, and authored 13 published decisions. After retiring he became an adjunct professor at Seton Hall University and Kean University, where he created a course on the interaction between American History and U.S. Supreme Court decisions. Among those who survive are his wife, Helen Mabry Beglin, two children, and five grandchildren.