Judge Gilbert S. Merritt Jr. passed away yesterday, on his 86th birthday.  Judge Merritt leaves behind three children, three grandchildren, and a life well-lived in public service. Judge Merritt was born in Nashville, Tennessee on January 17, 1936.  Aside from receiving a B.A. in 1957 from Yale and an L.L.M. from Harvard in 1962, Judge … Continue Reading