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Jury convicts final defendant in OC court bribery scheme

September 11, 2017 | NewsLinks
(Subscription required) A federal jury has convicted the final defendant in a racketeering scheme involving an Orange County Superior Court clerk who illegally resolved hundreds of low-level criminal cases for money.

Experts call for civics ed to start sooner than later

August 23, 2017 | NewsLinks
Earlier this month, Santa Clara County became the latest of 13 counties in California to create partnerships with non-profits and local superior courts to expand the focus on civics education in the classroom.

Judicial Profile: Gregory Dohi

August 11, 2017 | NewsLinks
(Subscription required) “Some programs that won’t take anybody in unless they’ve been clean for 30 days — that’s really frustrating for us, because if you’re clean for 30 days, you probably don’t need a program that badly,” Dohi said.
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Judicial Profile: Houry Sanderson

August 10, 2017 | NewsLinks
(Subscription required) Despite the victim’s family asking for the defendant’s freedom, Judge Houry Sanderson said she’d need more to convince her to agree to anything less than a plea deal of six years in prison.
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Judicial Profile: Peter R. Navarro

August 09, 2017 | NewsLinks
(Subscription required) Pete R. Navarro has been passionate about public service and social justice since at least high school, including a stint as a juvenile dependency lawyer in the 1980s.
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Judicial Profile: Barbara Kronlund

August 08, 2017 | NewsLinks
(Subscription required) Kronlund does her best to subtly direct wayward counsel back toward the subject at hand without chastising them. Married to a practicing lawyer and mindful of her own time as a prosecutor, Kronlund said she’s empathetic to the pressures attorneys can face and tries not to admonish attorneys unnecessarily.
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Judicial Profile: Michael Idiart

August 04, 2017 | NewsLinks
(Subscription required) After six years as a prosecutor and more than 30 as a defense attorney, Judge Mike Idiart now spends his time working with litigators trying to settle criminal cases.
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