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