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Howard R Broadman

ENTERTAINMENT
January 30, 1991
I am writing in response to the furor elicited by Tulare County Superior Court Judge Howard R. Broadman's judicial decree and the incredibly naive, implicitly racist column concerning the Norplant implant written by Faye Wattleton ("Using Birth Control as Coercion," Commentary, Jan. 13).
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 17, 1991
Norplant, the first major new contraceptive in three decades, won't be on the market until next month. But already a judge in Tulare County is seeking to coerce its use as a condition of probation. The ruling is being challenged as unconstitutional. It is difficult to steer a proper course between the rights of the individual and the public good. In this case, the judge has steered off course. First, the facts: Convicted felon Darlene Johnson 27, is the pregnant single mother of four children.
NEWS
August 14, 1995 | MAURA DOLAN, TIMES LEGAL AFFAIRS WRITER
The new makeup of the state Commission on Judicial Performance, overhauled by a voter initiative in November, has made many judges leery of being judged by appointees chosen for political leanings over competence. The panel now includes an outspoken victims-rights advocate who has campaigned against lenient judges, a former state coastal commissioner who himself was investigated for alleged ethical lapses, and the law office manager for Assembly Speaker emeritus Willie Brown.
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