Lori Elaine Lightfoot, born 4 August 1962, an African-American politician and lawyer who was elected Mayor of Chicago in April 2019. An experienced manager, advocate and reform expert, Lori Lightfoot has worked at the city and federal level to make government more accountable and accessible. She has The Chicago Bar Association’s Earl B. Dickerson Award (2018), The Common Cause Illinois Champion of Justice Award (2018), Named a “Woman of Influence” by the Chicago Business Journal (2017), The Chicago Inn of Court Donald Hubert Public Service Award (2017). Lori Elaine Lightfoot Biography and Profile.
Albert Rivera was born November 15, 1979, Barcelona, Catalonia. Rivera is a Spanish attorney and politician, holding the role of President of the political party Citizens (C’s). Rivera served as a Member of the Parliament of Catalonia from 1 November 2006 – 4 August 2015. The main characteristic of my life is that there are not two days alike. I do not have an entry or exit schedule. I try to sleep six or seven hours because my work days are about fifteen or sixteen hours a day. Albert Rivera Biography and Profile.
Thelma Aldana (Thelma Esperanza Aldana Hernández), a Guatemalan jurist and politician was born 27 September 1955. Thelma Aldana the attorney general of Guatemala. She was elected president of the Conference of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention against Corruption in Vienna in November 2017. She was awarded the Anti-Corruption Lifetime Achievement Award from Qatar’s Rule of Law and Anti-Corruption Center in 2016. Thelma Aldana Biography biography and profile.
Born September 5, 1971, and raised in Hawaii, Kevin McAleenan is the child of Michael McAleenan. Kevin earned a B.A. in Political Science at Amherst College in 1994 and Juris Doctor degree from the University of Chicago Law School and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Amherst College. He received a 2015 Presidential Rank Award, the nation’s highest civil service award. He also received the Service to America Medal, Call to Service Award, in 2005 for spearheading efforts to develop and implement a comprehensive antiterrorism strategy in the border security context after September 11, 2001. Read Kevin Kealoha McAleenan Biography and Profile.
Fatou Bensouda, born 31 January 1961, a Gambian lawyer, and the International Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor. She is the recipient of numerous awards, including the distinguished International Court of Justice (ICJ) International Jurists Award (2009), presented by the then-President of India, P D Patil; the 2011 World Peace Through Law Award presented by the Whitney Harris World Law Institute, the American Society of International Law’s Honorary Membership Award (2014), the XXXV Peace Prize by the UN Association of Spain (2015), and the Praeses Elit Award (2015). Read Fatou Bom Bensouda Biography and Profile.
Sonia Sotomayor, Associate Justice, was born in Bronx, New York, on June 25, 1954. Sotomayor would hear more than 3,000 cases and write around 380 majority opinions. Her carefully-worded technical writing did not grab media attention and helped her keep a low profile. Here’s Sonia Sotomayor Biography and Profile.
Shaun Abrahams, South African lawyer and the former national director of public prosecutions (NDPP) at the National Prosecuting Authority. He was born in the Western Cape but Abrahams considers himself “a Zulu boy” because he spent so much of his childhood in KwaZulu-Natal, he told City Press soon after his appointment. Eager, hard-working, ambitious – that’s how Shaun Abrahams’ former colleagues described him soon after the advocate was appointed head of the NPA. Read Shaun Kevin Abrahams Biography and Profile.
Anne McLellan was born on 31 August 1950. She served four terms as the Liberal Member of Parliament for Edmonton Centre from 1993-2006. The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, announced that the Honourable Anne McLellan will serve as a Special Advisor to examine these questions and provide independent recommendations to the Prime Minister by June 30, 2019. Read Anne McLellan Biography and Profile.
Abraham Lincoln was born Feb. 12, 1809, in Hardin County, Kentucky. Abraham Lincoln, U.S. Representative, U.S. President, Lawyer, the son of a Kentucky frontiersman, Lincoln had to struggle for a living and for learning. He was married to Mary Todd. Read Abraham Lincoln Biography and Profile.
Geoffrey Cox was born on 30 April 1960, and brought up in the West Country, is the son of a soldier (his father was schooled in Tavistock) and his family have been Devonians for generations. Political interests: Agriculture, education, defence, legal and constitutional issues. Read Geoffrey Cox Biography and Profile.