Voter Information for Earl Johnson, Jr.
Los Angeles, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Ventura Counties, CA November 3, 1998 General
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Earl Johnson, Jr.

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

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Biographical Highlights
  • 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.
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Top Priorities if Elected
  • 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.
Key Endorsements
  • District Attorney and Public Defender associations
  • Police Chief Bernard Parks, Police Protective League
  • Los Angeles Times []
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Campaign Contact Information
300 South Spring Street
Los Angeles, CA 90013

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