CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 3, 1987 |
California Supreme Court Justice Cruz Reynoso, who was defeated at the polls in November, announced Friday that he is joining the Los Angeles-based law firm of O'Donnell & Gordon, where he said he will perform a variety of trial and appellate work, including cases related to the new federal immigration law. Reynoso, 55, leaves the bench after serving more than 10 years on the Supreme Court and the Court of Appeal. He was appointed to the Supreme Court in 1982 by former Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr.
September 30, 1986 |
California Supreme Court Justice Cruz Reynoso, one of three high court justices facing election opposition, has unveiled a militant media campaign that portrays Reynoso as a judge who has upheld the death penalty, won the support of law enforcement and the esteem of Gov. George Deukmejian.
October 19, 1986 |
These are unusually demanding times for Justice Cruz Reynoso of the California Supreme Court. Facing strong opposition in the fall election, he finds himself in a role rarely played by a judge: appealing for votes in 30-second television commercials, answering questions before newspaper editorial boards, appearing on radio talk shows and making campaign speeches throughout the state.
March 19, 1988 |
California's largest law firms have come under attack from a group led by former state Supreme Court Justice Cruz Reynoso for failing to hire and promote more Latino lawyers. While Latinos make up more than 20% of California's population, only a "trivial" 2% of the entry-level associates and an "invisible" one-half of 1% of the partners in the largest 30 firms are Latinos, the group said.
August 13, 1989 |
THE ATTORNEY moves purposefully to the lectern, preparing to present his case before a three-judge panel of the state Court of Appeal in Los Angeles. "Justice Reynoso, what an honor it is to have you argue before our court," says the presiding judge, smiling down from the bench. "Well, thank you, Your Honor," the attorney replies, "but on this occasion, I am Mr. Reynoso, rather than Justice Reynoso."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 30, 1987
The National Lawyers Guild will celebrate its 50th anniversary Nov. 8 with a reception and program commemorating the organization's history of legal work. The event will include remarks by former California Supreme Court Justice Cruz Reynoso and the presentation of awards to founders of the San Diego guild chapter. The program will begin at 4 p.m. in the Student Center at the University of San Diego and is open to the public.