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Bruce Turnbull

Bruce H. Turnbull, retired after more than 40 years in private law practice, is now an advocate for reform of the criminal legal system. He co-chairs the Criminal Justice Reform Initiative and is a member of the Board of the Jewish Council for Public Affairs (JCPA). He also chairs the Policy Committee and is a member of the Board of the Multifaith Initiative to End Mass Incarceration. Bruce represents JCPA on several Washington, DC-based coalitions advocating for reform of the criminal legal system. He is a volunteer advocate for applying the UN Mandela Rules on solitary confinement to the Maryland prison system, working with Interfaith Action on Human Rights. He also serves as a member of the Lawyers’ Committee of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum and on the Board of the Bolechow Jewish Heritage Society.

Bruce and his wife, Susan Wolf Turnbull, divide their time between their long-time residence in Bethesda, Maryland and a second home in San Diego, California. They are the proud parents of two adult sons and their wives and especially proud grandparents of four young grandchildren.

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