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Pregerson's Legacy At 9th Circuit Is A Promise Kept

Law360, Los Angeles (November 27, 2017, 10:04 PM EST) -- The Ninth Circuit lost one of its most liberal judges when Harry Pregerson passed away Saturday at age 94, leaving a legacy of civic activism and highly principled court rulings that sometimes defied case law in favor of the judge’s own moral compass, in keeping with a vow he'd made to the U.S. Senate during his confirmation hearing.

Judge Pregerson, who’d taken senior status two years ago around the same time his son, U.S. District Judge Dean Pregerson, put a timeline on his own retirement, died...
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