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February 23, 1996 | MYRNA OLIVER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Frank C. Newman, who was an associate justice of the California Supreme Court from 1977 to 1982, has died in San Francisco after a brief illness. He was 78. Newman, who spent most of his career teaching at the UC School of Law at Boalt Hall, died Sunday, the state Judicial Council announced Wednesday.
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October 17, 2002 | From Times Staff Reports
Gov. Gray Davis appointed two civil litigators to the Los Angeles County Superior Court bench on Wednesday. John A. Kronstadt, 51, of Pacific Palisades specializes in complex business litigation. A graduate of Yale Law School, he is a partner in the Los Angeles law office of Arnold & Porter. Rafael A. Ongkeko, 49, of South Pasadena has been a principal deputy counsel for most of his legal career. He received a law degree from UC Berkeley's Boalt Hall School of Law.
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February 26, 1991
"Should Saddam Hussein stand trial? No, for sound political reasons. A weakened Saddam at the head of a functioning and unitary Iraq might be preferable to a martyred Saddam uniting discontented Arab elements everywhere. Is there a moral imperative to try him? Moral imperatives require consistent application. What message would we send by trying Saddam for crimes where Western forces were involved, but ignoring (indeed supporting) his aggression when opposing forces were non-Western?
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June 23, 2001
A memorial service for California Supreme Court Justice Stanley Mosk will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Wilshire Boulevard Temple, 3663 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. Mosk, the longest-serving judge in the state high court's history, died at his home in San Francisco on Tuesday. He was 88.
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October 2, 1997
John G. Fleming, 77, international author and educator on personal injury law. Fleming, best known for his durable textbook "The Law of Torts," taught on three continents, ending his career with more than three decades at UC Berkeley's Boalt Hall School of Law. Born in Berlin, he was educated in England and during World War II served in the British Royal Tank Corps in North Africa and Italy. He began teaching law at Kings College, University of London.
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October 1, 1992 | ROBERT W. STEWART, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Two conservative Orange County congressmen on Wednesday urged federal officials to move forward with reviews of university admissions practices across the nation to uncover and end policies that rely on racial "quotas." At a Capitol Hill press conference, Reps. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Huntington Beach) and Robert K. Dornan (R-Garden Grove) applauded Monday's finding by the U.S.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 14, 2002 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Gov. Gray Davis has appointed three attorneys to Los Angeles County Superior Court. Vincent H. Okamoto, 58, of Torrance is a founding partner of the Okamoto, Wasserman & Torii law firm and a decorated Vietnam veteran. Charles Q. Clay III, 38, of Long Beach is a deputy Los Angeles County district attorney who specializes in prosecuting sex crimes and domestic violence cases.
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April 13, 1991 | MYRNA OLIVER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Richard Francis Cavanaugh Hayden, a retired Los Angeles County Superior Court judge who co-created the "Bench Book" of procedure used by all California criminal court judges, has died. He was 73. Hayden, who retired in 1981 after 20 years on the bench, died April 3 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center of cancer. As a judge, Hayden was known for his innovative sentencing, such as ordering two pickpockets to wear heavy mittens as a condition of probation.
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