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  • Former Idaho Chief Justice and Vietnam veteran Jim Jones advocates for refugees

    Retired Idaho Supreme Court Chief Justice Jim Jones has dedicated his retirement to helping refugees in Idaho with legal advice and by recruiting volunteer lawyers. He served as an artillery officer during the Vietnam War and lived among refugees who had fled violence in their own country.

Retired Idaho Supreme Court Chief Justice Jim Jones has dedicated his retirement to helping refugees in Idaho with legal advice and by recruiting volunteer lawyers. He served as an artillery officer during the Vietnam War and lived among refugees who had fled violence in their own country. Darin Oswald doswald@idahostatesman.com
Retired Idaho Supreme Court Chief Justice Jim Jones has dedicated his retirement to helping refugees in Idaho with legal advice and by recruiting volunteer lawyers. He served as an artillery officer during the Vietnam War and lived among refugees who had fled violence in their own country. Darin Oswald doswald@idahostatesman.com

For 50 years, this Vietnam vet’s heart ached for refugees. Now the retired judge is taking action.

September 28, 2017 03:39 PM

UPDATED October 02, 2017 05:18 AM

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