Federal judge who pushed rights of prisoners, gays retiring

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge who was a vanguard on gay rights and pushed police reforms and health care for prisoners is retiring. U.S. District Court Judge Thelton Henderson in 1962 became the first African-American attorney in the U.S. Justice Department’s civil rights division — a position that brought him close to the […]...
6 Published By - The Seattle Times: Nation & World - 2017.01.10. 21:20
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