August 13, 1993 |
California Supreme Court Justice Edward A. Panelli said Thursday he is strongly considering retiring but will not announce a decision until early September. In an interview with The Times in his spacious court office here, the affable Deukmejian appointee described much of his job as an unrelenting grind that leaves little time for family or recreation. Though he is leaning toward retirement, Panelli said he wants to mull it over more before deciding whether to leave his prestigious post.
March 5, 1987 |
A state Supreme Court justice and a nominee to the court are among judges throughout California who have resigned from all-male clubs after the adoption of new ethical guidelines declaring membership in such organizations "inappropriate" for jurists. "In my own mind, I didn't feel this group was guilty of invidious discrimination," said Justice Edward A. Panelli, who recently quit the Saratoga Men's Club, a discussion group in his hometown in Santa Clara County.
October 23, 1986
Appointed: Aug. 13, 1984 Named by: George Deukmejian Background: Associate Justice, Court of Appeal; Presiding Judge, Santa Clara County Superior Court; Probate Judge; Presiding Judge, Juvenile Court; General Counsel, University of Santa Clara; private law practice. Organizations: Faculty member, Calif. Judicial College; lecturer, Univ. of Santa Clara School of Law; Calif. Judges Foundation; National Conf. of Christians and Jews; Board of Trustees, Univ. of Santa Clara; Calif. Judges Assn.
November 3, 1985 |
Countering suggestions that he is planning to stack the state Supreme Court with right-wingers, Gov. George Deukmejian on Saturday nominated Court of Appeal Justice Edward A. Panelli, described as a respected moderate to conservative, to fill a vacancy on California's highest court. "I'm confident that the people of California and our crusade for common sense justice will be exceptionally well served (by Panelli)," Deukmejian said in a Saturday radio address announcing the selection.
March 27, 1994
* Edward A. Panelli, a California Supreme Court associate justice, has joined the judicial panel of Judicial Arbitration & Mediation Services Inc., an Orange-based private arbitration and mediation service. Panelli, who was appointed to the state Supreme Court in 1985 by former Gov. George Deukmejian, retired from his unexpired 12-year appointment.
November 6, 1986 |
CALIFORNIA SUPREME COURT Chief Justice 100% Precincts Reporting Rose Elizabeth Bird Votes % Confirm 2,369,063 34 Reject 4,622,066 66 Associate Justice Joseph R. Grodin Votes % Confirm 2,741,962 43 Reject 3,570,569 57 Malcolm M. Lucas Votes % Confirm 4,692,329 80 Reject 1,211,013 21 Stanley Mosk Votes % Confirm 4,472,678 74 Reject 1,604,806 26 Edward A. Panelli Votes % Confirm 4,648,505 79 Reject 1,260,385 21 Cruz Reynoso Votes % Confirm 2,536,114 40 Reject 3,874,601 60