Sir Nicholas Peter Rathbone Wall was born on March 14, 1945, and died on February 18, 2017. He was an English judge. Wall was President of the Family Division and Head of Family Justice for England and Wales. He was called to the bar (Gray’s Inn) in 1969 and was made a Bencher in 1993. ..
Altamas Kabir was born on July 19, 1948, and died on February 19, 2017. He was the 39th Chief Justice of India. He was born in Calcutta in 1948 to a prominent Bengali Muslim family from the district of Faridpur (now in Bangladesh). Kabir studied law at the University of Calcutta, Kolkata. Kabir’s father, Jehangir ..
Karla Marie Gray was born on May 10, 1947, and died on February 19, 2017. She was an American attorney and judge. Gray served as the Chief Justice of the Montana Supreme Court; she was the first woman elected to that position. She was born in Escanaba, Michigan. Gray attended Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo ..
Alejandro Víctor Washington Atchugarry Bonomi was born on July 31, 1952, in Montevideo and died on February 19, 2017, in Montevideo. He was an Uruguayan lawyer and politician. He was Minister of Economics and Finance during the most difficult period in Jorge Batlle Ibáñez’s presidency, the 2002 Uruguay banking crisis, with a widely acknowledged role ..
Sir Elihu Lauterpacht was born on July 13, 1928, and died on February 8, 2017. He was a British academic and lawyer. Lauterpacht specialized in International Law, son of Hersch Lauterpacht and founder of the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law at the Law Faculty in Cambridge University. His parents were Rachel and Hersch Lauterpacht. Around ..
Roy Lacaud Heenan was born on September 28, 1935, in Mexico City and died on February 3, 2017. He was a Canadian labour lawyer and academic. Heeman was the founding partner of the Canadian law firm Heenan Blaikie. His parents were Ernest and Yvonne Lacaud Heenan, who moved to Canada in 1947. He graduated from ..
Mario R. Ramil was born on June 21, 1946, and died on January 30, 2017. He was an Associate Justice of the Hawaii State Supreme Court and was the second Filipino American in the United States to rise to the office. Ramil served his tenure from 1993 to 2002. He grew up in raised in ..
William W. Schwarzer was born on April 30, 1925 in Berlin, Germany and died on January 28, 2017. He was a United States federal judge serving on the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. He had served in the United States Army during World War II, beginning in 1943. Schwarzer attained the ..
Ko Ni was born on February 11, 1953 and died on January 29, 2017. He was a prominent Burmese lawyer and an expert on constitutional law. Ni was a founder of Laurel Law Firm. He was a member of Independent Lawyers’ Association, International Bar Association, Myanmar Writers’ Association and legal advisor to National League for ..
Sir Nigel Simon Rodley was born on December 1, 1941, and died on January 25, 2017. He was an international lawyer and professor. Nigel was a member of the UN Human Rights Committee, a body of 18 human rights experts that monitors UN member states’ compliance with the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights(between ..