Judges

Jeff Adachi

San Francisco Public Defender Begins Study Of ‘Unconscious Bias’ In Arrests, Judgments For Minorities

San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi wants to pull the curtain back on racial disparity in the justice system to determine how much race plays a part in arrests, charging and sentencing by launching an ambitious study that will examine a decade’s worth of cases.

09/23/2014

The alleged sexual offenses took place over three or four years until the victim, who was not a Cub Scout, was 16. (Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

California Proposal Wants To Ban Judges From Serving As Boy Scout Leaders

If adopted affiliating with the Scouts could led to a removal from the bench.

05/15/2014

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Federal Judges Grant California 2-More Years To Reduce Prison Populations

Federal judges are giving California two more years to meet a court-ordered inmate population cap.

02/10/2014

Pablo Sandoval of the Giants and Olympian Kerri Walsh Jennings (Thearon W. Henderson/Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Sandoval, Walsh Jennings Named Judges For Miss Universe Competition

Giants 3rd Baseman Pablo Sandoval and Bay Area Olympic standout Kerri Walsh-Jennings have been named judges for next week’s Miss Universe contest in Las Vegas.

12/13/2012

(L-R) American Idol judges Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Pick-A-Side: Battle of The ‘Idol’ Judges

A new set of judges joins veteran, Randy Jackson on “American Idol.” Through the years, many celebs joined the ranks of celebrity judges. Who was your favorite?

09/16/2012

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