PROF. DR. FARUK EREM
He was born in Istanbul in 1913. After graduating from the Faculty of Law, University of Ankara he obtained his doctorate in law in Belgium. He was a prominent law professor who thought Criminal Law at Ankara Law Faculty. He was a defender of humanist doctrine and worked hard to establish the principle of “rule of law” in Turkey. He was elected as the first the President of the Union of Turkish Bar Associations on 11 August 1969. He was the President until 1980. He passed away in 1998.