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Barrasso Statement on Judge Clarence Brimmer

CASPER, WY – Today, U.S. Senator John Barrasso (R-WY) released the following statement regarding the passing of Judge Clarence Brimmer: “Bobbi and I join all of Wyoming in mourning the passing of perhaps the greatest federal jurist our state has known - Judge Clarence Brimmer. “Judge Brimmer is a giant. If you knew Bud, giant isn't the first word that comes to mind. But for those who watched him in the courtroom, studied his consequential opinions, knew the impact he has had on Wyoming and the West, that is exactly what he was. No other federal judge in Wyoming history was more respected for his tenacity, intellect, and wit than Judge Brimmer. It was a reputation that rewarded all of us, like the orchids he loved to grow, so gracefully through decades of service. “Bud's passing is a tremendous loss to our state. However, his opinions will continue to shape our land and our legal system for generations to come, and all of us will live freer an... Read More