Wednesday, October 26, 2016

RIP PJ Spencer 1920-2016

Image result for vaino spencerFormer 2/1 Presiding Justice Vaino Spencer passed away on Tuesday at age 96. She was 2/1's PJ for over 20 years. Click here for an oral history.

The MetNew's story is titled: Vaino Spencer, Trailblazing Lawyer, Judge, Appeals Court PJ, Dies at 96--Jurist Was First African American Female Appointed to the Bench in California, Third in the Nation; Starting on the Los Angeles Municipal Court, She Served on the Bench for 46 Years