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Los Angeles, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Ventura Counties, CA November 3, 1998 General

Justice, California State Court of Appeal; District 2 Division 7

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Earl Johnson, Jr. 1,253,806 votes 79.4%

  • Occupation: Associate Justice
  • FEDERAL PROSECUTOR--Trial Attorney & Special Assistant U.S. Attorney, Organized Crime & Racketeering Section, U.S. Department of Justice (1961-64).
  • LEGAL AID --Deputy Director, local Neighborhood Office Program (1965) and Director of national OEO Legal Services Program for poor people (1966-68).
  • PROFESSOR OF LAW, University of Southern California (1969-82).
  • AUTHOR or co-author of 16 books and 40 articles on trial practice, organized crime, legal aid, and administration of justice.
  • Appellate Justice of the Year, Los Angeles Consumer Attorneys Assn.
  • L.L.M. in Criminal Law, Northwestern; J.D., University of Chicago (law review editior); B.A. (honors in economics), Northwestern.
  • To continue deciding all cases impartially based on the Constitution, initiatives, statutes, and binding judicial decisions.
  • To seek to insure equal access to justice and continued fair treatment in court for all parties.
  • To produce thoroughly researched, lucid opinions in a timely fashion.
Richard C. Neal 1,241,554 votes 79.2%
  • Occupation: Associate Justice
  • Phone: (213) 897-8735; Addr: 300 South Spring Street, Los Angeles, CA 90013; Email:

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