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State of California November 4, 2014 Election
 Smart Voter William J. Murray, Jr.

Candidate for
Justice, California State Court of Appeal; District 3

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Biographical Highlights
  • Occupation: Associate Justice, since 2010.
  • Rated exceptionally well qualified by the commission tasked with evaluating judicial appointees when appointed to the Court of Appeal in 2010.
  • Judge, San Joaquin County Superior Court 1995 to 2010; Presiding Judge 2008 & 2009.
  • Appointed by the Chief Justice of California to serve on the California Judicial Council 2003-2006, Criminal Law Advisory Committee 2002-2003.
  • Judicial education instructor since 2002; author of judicial education materials.
  • Prosecutor San Joaquin County District Attorney's Office 1986-1995, second in command 1992-1995; Prosecutor Brooklyn, NY 1982-1986.
  • George Washington Univ. Law School 1982; Frostburg St. Univ. 1979 magna cum laude, B.S. double major pol. science & econ.
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Top Priorities if Elected
  • To decide cases fairly, based on the rule of law and not based on personal agenda.
  • To make sure that all parties feel their arguments have been heard and that they had their day in court.
  • To continue to be active in the legal and local communities.
Key Endorsements
  • Davis Enterprise, Sacramento Bee, Sacramento Observer, Stockon Record
  • All Superior Court Presiding Judges in the 3rd Appellate District
  • District Attorneys, Public Defenders, other Legal Professionals
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