The new state courthouse in downtown San Diego will not open to the public next month as scheduled because workers are re-testing components of the $555.5 million building’s smoke exhaust system, officials said Wednesday.
(Subscription required) Judge Cynthia L. Ulfig can be patient with young defendants who have strayed from the straight and narrow, but is less so with attorneys who stray from proper courtroom decorum.
(Subscription required) After 20 years as a judge, Gasdia said he retains his energy and zest for the job. "It's fun to realize that you don't know everything," he said. "It's fun to tell [lawyers] what your solution is."
(Subscription required) It's a routine part of a judicial officer's job to decide the fate of a convicted criminal, but Judge Kimberly Menninger plays a key role in determining whether perpetrators of serious sex crimes who've completed their sentences can return to society.