James Turk




Age: 91


Summary: retired U.S. federal judge of the U.S. District Court for Western Virginia who in 2010 struck down a Virginia policy that allowed prisoners to look at Playboy magazines but not read classical works of literature with explicit sexual passages, like James Joyce's Ulysses.



Cause of Death: Unreleased causes


Born: May 3, 1923


Died: July 6, 2014


Location: Radford, Virginia