10 January 2010

la supreme court chief justice catherine kitty kimball suffers a stroke

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The first woman chief justice of the Louisiana Supreme Court suffered a stroke on Sunday and was in intensive care.

Chief Justice Catherine "Kitty" Kimball had an ischemic stroke, underwent a successful procedure to remove the blockage and was in recovery, according to a statement from the Supreme Court that was confirmed by public information officer Valerie Willard.

The 64-year-old Kimball of Ventress has been chief justice since January 2009... ~ read more

chief justice kimball was born in alexandria, la.
UPDATE: 25 july 2010
advocate: la. chief justice to return
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