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Ronald M. George
- Occupation: Chief Justice
- Associate Justice, California Supreme Court (1991-1996)
- Second District Court of Appeal (1987-1991)
- Presiding Judge -- Criminal Division, Los Angeles Superior Court (1978-1987)
- President, California Judges Association (1982)
- Los Angeles Municipal Court (1972-1978)
- California Deputy Attorney General (1965-1972)
Janice R. Brown
- Maintain and preserve a fair and impartial judiciary
- Increase funding for California's court system to increase accessibility and security
- Improve the jury system to encourage all Californians to participate when called
Ming William Chin
- Occupation: Associate Justice
- Occupation: Associate Justice, California Supreme Court
- Justice, 1st District Court of Appeals
- Judge, Alameda Superior Court
- Partner, Aiken Kramer & Cummings, Oakland
- Deputy District Attorney, Alameda County
- Decorated Vietnam War Veteran
- USF and USF School of Law Graduate
- To maintain a fair, impartial and independent judiciary
- To ensure integrity, courage and fairness in the Court
- To treat all people before the Court with respect and dignity
- Occupation: Associate Justice Cal. Supreme Ct.
- Ph.B. University of Chicago; law schools, University of Chicago and J.D. Southwestern University (Los Angeles); The Hague Academy of International Law
- US Army; practicing lawyer; University of California Board of Regents
- Trial Judge; Elected and re-elected Attorney General, California's Chief Law Enforcement Official; Cal. Judicial Council; Justice, Cal. Supreme Court
- Honorary LLD. degrees from various universities; Declared "one of the finest constitutional lawyers in the U.S." (Sen. Sam Ervin)
- Endorsed by Democrats, Republicans, District Attorneys, Labor and many other organizations.
- For each year in the last decade (and this year)has authored more opinions than any other Supreme Court Justice
- Properly apply the law
- Independence and impartiality
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On Judicial Independence
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