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Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Judge Roaf dies at 68

Posted By on Wed, Jul 1, 2009 at 5:34 PM

Judge Andree Roaf, who'd served by appointment to the Arkansas Supreme Court (the first black woman to be a justice) and then served a decade as a judge on the Arkanas Court of Appeals, died today after losing consciousness in her Little Rock office. She was 68 and the cause of her death wasn't immediately known. She had been serving as director of the federal court office that monitors the Pulaski County desegregation case.

Her biography here.

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