(Subscription required) “I think somebody who wants to be a judge on an appellate court that makes decisions as a group has to respect the views and opinions of the people they’re working with while still being true to their own beliefs and convictions,” Baker said.
A state appellate court last week reversed a 2014 San Luis Obispo Superior Court trial conviction of a Cambria man on charges of child molestation, ruling that the prosecutor “misstated the law” about the man’s presumption of innocence to jurors during her closing arguments.
On Nov. 30, the Second Appellate District will host its “Appellate Court Experience” (ACE) educational outreach program for students from Environmental Science High School and Santa Margarita Catholic High School.
Los Angeles County: Justice Paul Turner, who presides over the 2nd District Court of Appeal, Division 5, takes time to meet with students at Palos Verdes Peninsula High School. http://www.courts.ca.gov/34539.htm