Jack Weinstein, a Brooklyn federal judge who sat on the bench for over half a century and oversaw landmark class-action lawsuits, died in New York at the age of 99. In 1984, he approved a $180 million settlement for Vietnam War veterans who were exposed to Agent Orange. He also ruled on key cases against gun manufacturers and Big Tobacco.
Jack Weinstein, Federal Judge Who Sided with Ordinary Citizens Against Corporations, Dies at 99
HeadlineJun 17, 2021