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LWV League of Women Voters of California
California State Government March 5, 2002 Election
 Smart Voter Michael K. "Mike" Schmier

Candidate for
Attorney General; State of California; Democratic Party

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Biographical Highlights
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: School Trustee/Attorney
  • Juris Doctor, University of Michigan
  • National Panel of Arbitrators (1979-present)
  • Deputy District Attorney Los Angeles (1970)
  • Hearing Officer, Los Angeles County Civil Service Commission (1978-81)
  • Trustee, Emeryville School District (2001)
  • Private practice - Employment and Labor Relations law (1976-present)
Top Priorities if Elected
  • Focus law enforcement efforts on terrorism and fraud
  • Make the system of justice affordable, dependable and accountable
  • Seek modification of the "3 strikes" law to prevent the imposition of life sentences on those not so deserving
Position Papers
Affordable, Dependable, Accountable Legal System
Summary: Our current system of justice is not affordable, dependable or accountable. I will work to change that.
Modify the "3 Strikes" law
I will work to modify that law, to restrict its application to crimes which are truly serious.
Fight Terrorism and Fraud
I will fight terrorism from both international terrorists and corporations who commit major fraud.
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