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LWV League of Women Voters of California
Santa Clara County, CA November 5, 2002 Election
 Smart Voter George Chadwick

Candidate for
Judge - Superior Court; County of Santa Clara; Office 9

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Biographical Highlights
  • Occupation: Deputy District Attorney (S. C. County deputy prosecutor)
  • Senior Deputy D.A., previously Sexual Assault prosecutor, prev. Career Criminal prosecutor (see bio)
  • Previously Litigation Associate, responsible for complex litigation, high tech counseling (see bio)
  • Sole candidate employed in law enforcement (see bio)
  • Sole candidate who has prosecuted serious and violent cases (see bio)
  • Five newspaper articles/editorials about George's efforts to protect ethics in this campaign, plus Channel 11 interview about "running clean"
  • Yale B.A. Economics and Political Science 1980, Santa Clara Univ. School of Law J.D. (with honors) 1987, Comparative Law Oxford Univ. 1985 (see bio)
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Top Priorities if Elected
  • Understand cultural, scientific, family, legal, and employment backgrounds of all litigants to remove bias and promote credibility of courtroom
  • Continue to protect families and children in the courtroom from abuse; foster atmosphere of truth-seeking and strict adherence to the law
  • Promote unbiased access to the courts for ALL members of community; promote understanding of process and law and trust in system for all groups
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Key Endorsements
  • Asian Pacific Bar Assn; S. Bay Labor Council (COPE); Natl Latino POA; more
  • Distr. Atty. G.W. Kennedy; law enf. groups, police ofcr. unions, see link
  • Sup. Ct. Judges, rape crisis counselors, attys, community leaders, see link
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Campaign Contact Information

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