Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Mayor Jones Statement on the Passing of Leroy Hassell

Mayor Dwight C. Jones issued the following statement today:

"I am saddened by the loss of this groundbreaking leader, the former Virginia Supreme Court Justice Leroy Rountree Hassell, Sr., the state's first black chief justice. He was a well-respected justice and his passing represents a loss to the legal profession. Our hearts are with his family during this very difficult time."

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