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 ..
Frank E.A. Sander died on February 25, 2018. He was a professor emeritus of Harvard Law School. Sander graduated from Harvard College with a degree in mathematics in 1949 and from Harvard Law School in 1952. He concentrated in alternative dispute resolution and is widely credited with being a father of the field in the ..
Ratnavel Pandian was born on 13 February 1929 and died on 28 February 2018. He was an Indian judge. Pandian was a member of the Supreme Court from 1988 to 1994, and chief justice of Madras High Court in 1988. Ratnavel Pandian passed away at 89 ..
Antonio García-Trevijano Forte was born on 18 July 1927, in Granada and died on February 28, 2018 He was a Spanish republican, a political activist, and an author. Antonio García-Trevijano was Professor of Commercial Law at the University of Granada and a notary. He also worked as an attorney in Madrid since 1960. Antonio García-Trevijano ..