Fla. Federal Judge Kenneth Ryskamp Dies At 85

Law360, Miami (November 16, 2017, 9:00 PM EST) -- U.S. District Judge Kenneth L. Ryskamp, remembered as a hardworking, fair-minded jurist by his colleagues and former clerks, died Wednesday evening at the age of 85.

Judge Ryskamp, who assumed the federal bench in the Southern District of Florida in 1986 and was still taking cases until late 2016, was described by fellow U.S. District Judge Federico Moreno as a “great legal scholar” who “always adhered to the rule of law and always cared about people.”

“I joined the court in 1990 when he was here, and he was a great mentor and a great counselor,” Judge Moreno said. “He was...

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