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Court of Justice of the European Communities

PRESS RELEASE No100/09

Luxembourg, 12 November 2009

 

Death of Advocate General Dámaso Ruiz-Jarabo Colomer

It is with deep regret that the Court of Justice of the European Communities must announce the death of Advocate General Dámaso Ruiz-Jarabo Colomer.

Born in 1949, Mr Dámaso Ruiz-Jarabo Colomer was Judge and then Member of the Consejo General del Poder Judicial (General Council of the Judiciary of Spain). He worked as a professor and served as Head of the Private Office of the President of the Consejo General del Poder Judicial. He was an ad hoc Judge at the European Court of Human Rights and Judge at the Tribunal Supremo (Supreme Court of Spain) from 1996. Since 19 January 1995 he was Advocate General at the Court of Justice.

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