William A. Norris has been a practicing lawyer, political advisor and candidate, family man, naval corpsman, and — most famously — Ninth Circuit judge. He was born in Turtle Creek, Pennsylvania, and long made Los Angeles his home with his wife Jane Jelenko. He died in January 2017. His autobiography is Liberal Opinions: My Life in the Stream of History.
In Memoriam: The Optimistic Jurist
Judge William A. Norris recalls his path to the Ninth Circuit in "Liberal Opinions: My Life in the Stream of History."...