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NEW: Retired State Supreme Court Chief Justice Joseph Weisberger Dead at 92

Friday, December 07, 2012


Retired State Supreme Court Chief Justice Joseph R. Weisberger has died, according to Attorney General Peter Kilmartin.

He was 92.

Kilmartin released the following statement:

"Justice Weisberger was amongst the giants of our judicial system. His keen intellect was on display in every opinion he authored and the respect he garnered went well beyond the borders of Rhode Island. Although we mourn his passing, we can take comfort that his service will positively affect all Rhode Islanders for generations to come. On behalf of the entire staff of the Office of Attorney General, our thoughts and prayers are with his family and loved ones.”


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