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Cyrus R. Vance, Jr.

District Attorney, New York County

For Immediate Release
August 08, 2017

STATEMENT BY MANHATTAN DISTRICT ATTORNEY CYRUS R. VANCE, JR. ON THE PASSING OF FORMER COURT OF APPEALS JUDGE GEORGE BUNDY SMITH

“I was honored to know former Court of Appeals Judge George Bundy Smith, a gentle giant in the fight for equal justice who was always generous with his wisdom and his time. Judge Bundy Smith's legacy will live on in his landmark civil rights jurisprudence, but as a friend he will be sorely missed. I offer my deepest condolences to his family."