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Judicial Profile: Thomas Griego

March 25, 2016 | NewsLinks
(Subscription required) During his first year handling misdemeanors in Los Angeles County Superior Court, Judge Thomas Griego has been criticized by some attorneys for being unfamiliar with criminal law and procedure, including visiting a crime scene between verdict and sentence, and delaying final rulings on objections until they are moot.
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Judicial Profile: Hilary A. Chittick

March 24, 2016 | NewsLinks
(Subscription required) Chittick was a leading architect in the redesign of the Fresno drug court following the passage of Proposition 47, which reduced certain drug possession charges from felonies to misdemeanors.
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Judicial Profile: George S. Bird

March 16, 2016 | NewsLinks
Rookie Judge George S. Bird was thrown into the fire of presiding over Los Angeles County's Early Disposition Program, a six-month-old diversion pilot program for misdemeanor crimes. But the judge said he is letting lawyers run the show.
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Judicial Profile: Judith Clark

March 15, 2016 | NewsLinks
(Subscription required) In criminal trials, in family law, on a master calendar and now in juvenile dependency court, Judge Judith Clark prides herself on making a good record.
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Judicial Profile: Deborah L. Christian

March 14, 2016 | NewsLinks
(Subscription required) High-dollar civil litigation may get the glory, but Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Deborah L. Christian's passion lies in dealing with the real-life issues of the public, which she called essential to the justice system.
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Judicial Profile: Edward A. Torpoco

March 09, 2016 | NewsLinks
(Subscription required) What began as a quiet Monday in Edward A. Torpoco's courtroom turned heated by mid-morning when attorneys contested a public corruption case involving three former San Francisco government employees.
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Judicial Profile: Alyson L. Lewis

March 08, 2016 | NewsLinks
(Subscription required) Moving from the California State Assembly into a judgeship meant Alyson Lewis moved from a life of public service in the spotlight into the relative isolation of the bench. But Lewis, now on the Sacramento County Superior Court, sees many parallels between the two jobs.
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Judicial Profile: Warren "Curt" Stracener

March 02, 2016 | NewsLinks
(Subscription required) Students often leave the classroom with new skills to help them later in their professional lives, but El Dorado County Superior Court Judge Warren "Curt" Stracener said it was experience as a teacher - not a student - that shaped his performance as a judge.
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