Dámaso Ruiz-Jarabo Colomer

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Dámaso Ruiz-Jarabo Colomer (20 June 1949 - 12 November 2009) was a Spanish jurist, judge at the Consejo General del Poder Judicial (General Council of the Judiciary) and the head of the Private Office of the President of the Consejo General del Poder Judicial. He also served as an ad hoc judge to the European Court of Human Rights and a judge at the Tribunal Supremo (Supreme Court) from 1996. He was an Advocate General at the European Court of Justice since 19 January 1995 until his death in November 2009.[1][2]

Colomer was known for likening criticism of the EU to blasphemy.[3]

Damaso Ruiz-Jarabo was born in Madrid; he was unmarried with no children; he died in Luxembourg, aged 60.[4]

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