David Stroh Buckel was born in 1957 and died on April 14, 2018. He was an American LGBT rights lawyer. He was an environmental activist. He graduated in 1987 from Cornell Law School. He was partnered with Terry Kaelber, with whom he was raising a daughter, Hannah Broholm-Vail. Buckel and Kaelber co-parented Hannah with Rona ..
Miriam Naveira Merly was born on July 28, 1934, in Santurce, Puerto Rico and died on April 15, 2018. She as a Puerto Rican jurist. Miriam Naveira served in the Supreme Court of Puerto Rico from 1985 to 2004. She was the first woman to serve on the court as well as the first female ..
Hadassa Ben-Itto was born on May 16, 1926, and died on April 15, 2018. She was an Israeli author and jurist. Ben-Itto was best known for her bestselling book The Lie That Wouldn’t Die: The Protocols of the Elders of Zion. After her book was publish, Ben-Itto would frequently speak and write about the relationship ..
Joaquin Avila was born and raised in Compton, California and died on March 9, 2018. He was a Mexican American voting rights attorney and activist. Avila spent more than two decades using the federal Voting Rights Act to increase election fairness for minority voters. But as several court precedents weakened the federal Voting Rights ..
Baltasar Corrada del Río was born on April 10, 1935, and died on March 11, 2018. He was a former politician from Puerto Rico. Baltasar Corrada del Río held various high political offices in the island, including President of the Puerto Rico Civil Rights Commission, Resident Commissioner (1977–1985), Mayor of the capital city of San ..
John Patrick Fullam was born on December 10, 1921, in Gardenville, Pennsylvania, and died in March 8, 2018. He was a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. He graduated from Villanova University with a Bachelor of Science degree in 1942. He served in the United ..
Elma Ann Bellini was born on November 11, 1954, and died on March 4, 2018. She was an American judge. Bellini was born in South Fork, Pennsylvania. Bellini graduated from Monroe Community College, The College at Brockport, State University of New York, and Syracuse University College of Law. She served in the public defenders office. ..
Gene M. Gomes was born on January 22, 1946, in Fresno, California and died on March 6, 2018. He was an American judge. During 1963, Gomes graduated from Fresno High School. He received his bachelor’s degree from Fresno State University in 1969 and then he received his law degree from McGeorge School of Law in ..
Maj. Gen. Fortunato Abat was born on June 10, 1925, and died on March 7, 2018. He was a Filipino army general and politician. He served as the 20th Secretary of the Department of National Defense (DND), Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China, and Commanding General of the Philippine Army. About served as the ..
D. Sreedevi was born on April 28, 1939, at Chirayankeezhu in Thiruvananthapuram District of Kerala and died on 5 March 2018. She was an Indian lawyer, court justice and social activist in Kerala. D. Sreedevi was the Chairperson of Kerala State Women’s Commission twice. D. Sreedevi was the daughter of Damodaran and Janaki Amma, both ..