Juan R. Torruella: Judge, Scholar, Olympian

Following up on my previous post in praise of Juan R. Torruella, the first federal appellate judge from the Island of Puerto Rico who died on Monday, Oct. 26 at the age of 87, I forgot to mention that Judge Torruella was also an Olympian (more details here, via @ZoeTillman), competing in four different Olympic Games with The Puerto Rico Sailing Team (whose logo is pictured below), as well as a prolific scholar–the Puerto Rican version of another hero of mine, Richard Posner. By way of example, here is what pops up when you type “Juan Torruella” into Google Scholar. Rest in Peace …

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About F. E. Guerra-Pujol

When I’m not blogging, I am a business law professor at the University of Central Florida.
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