Alvin J. Bronstein
 


 

Age: 87



Summary:
civil rights lawyer who used class-action lawsuits to protect America's expanding prison population from abusive conditions after the bloody 1971 riots over conditions at the Attica Correctional Facility in western New York inspired him to challenge brutality and overcrowding in the correctional system.




Cause of Death: Alzheimer's disease



Born: June 8, 1928


 
Died: October 24, 2015



Location:
Centreville, Maryland