Wednesday, April 9, 2008

Justice Keith Callow Dies

Obituaries | Justice Keith Callow, 82, worked for State Department, Seattle Times, April 8, 2008.

Justice Callow (UW School of Law, '52) served on the King County Superior Court 1969-72, the Washington Court of Appeals 1972-84, and the Washington Supreme Court 1985-91. He was defeated by Justice Charles W. Johnson in the November 1990 election.

After his career on the bench, Justice Callow advised former Soviet republics reforming their legal systems. See Callow's Job Is Exporting U.S. Law to Ex-Soviets, Seattle Times, March 31, 1997; Jean Godden, State Judge Puts Mark On Estonia, Seattle Times, June 25, 1993; Seattleite Helps Disconnect Estonia's `Telephone Justice', Seattle Times, April 11, 1993.

Justice Callow's family asks that memorial gifts in his honor be given to the UW Law School Scholarship Fund.

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