Thursday, June 2, 2016

Boyce Martin Jr., giant of bench, has died

Boyce F. Martin Jr., an unapologetic liberal judge who in 34 years on the 6th U.S. Court of Appeals wrote more than 1,500 opinions, including one permitting affirmative action as well as the nation's first appellate decision affirming what is known as Obamacare, died Wednesday. He was 80 and had been in failing health.

Read more about Martin's life and work here.

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