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May 15, 1996 | HENRY WEINSTEIN, TIMES LEGAL AFFAIRS WRITER
Los Angeles County's system of judicial elections is about to face a serious constitutional challenge from a coalition of civil rights groups and low-income voters who contend that current practices violate the equal protection and 1st Amendment rights of non-wealthy voters and judge candidates.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 13, 1996 | JIM NEWTON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Although expressing his view that improvements to the election system are called for, a federal judge ruled Monday that state judicial campaign financing laws are not unconstitutional, and he threw out a landmark challenge to the way Los Angeles elects judges.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 28, 1996
Challenger Fred Rotenberg's marginal victory in the Pasadena Municipal Court race blew to pieces the theory that nice guys always finish last. A self-described "affable" attorney, Rotenberg won the unprecedented support of Judge Elvira Mitchell's colleagues and ousted the only judicial incumbent to lose a seat in Tuesday's election. A 10-year veteran who once ran unopposed, Mitchell could not be reached for comment Wednesday.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 15, 1996 | HENRY WEINSTEIN, TIMES LEGAL AFFAIRS WRITER
Los Angeles County's system of judicial elections is about to face a serious constitutional challenge from a coalition of civil rights groups and low-income voters who contend that current practices violate the equal protection and 1st Amendment rights of non-wealthy voters and judge candidates.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 13, 1996 | JIM NEWTON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Although expressing his view that improvements to the election system are called for, a federal judge ruled Monday that state judicial campaign financing laws are not unconstitutional, and he threw out a landmark challenge to the way Los Angeles elects judges.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 1, 1992 | Times researcher CECILIA RASMUSSEN
Here are the Los Angeles city and county measures and candidates appearing on the primary ballot. Only contested judicial races are listed. Professional descriptions are the candidates ' own. DISTRICT ATTORNEY Gil Garcetti, head deputy district attorney Sterling E. Norris, deputy district attorney Robert K. Tanenbaum, lawyer, prosecution adviser Howard Johnson, attorney at law Ira Reiner, district attorney SUPERVISOR District 2 Richard L.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 8, 1996
A recent report on judicial elections in Los Angeles County raises questions that extend well beyond contests for open judicial seats, the focus of the analysis. A three-year study by the California Commission on Campaign Financing, a nonprofit, bipartisan research group, has found that candidates for judgeships are increasingly investing large sums of their own money on election campaigns, skewing the judiciary toward wealthier individuals.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 28, 1996
Challenger Fred Rotenberg's marginal victory in the Pasadena Municipal Court race blew to pieces the theory that nice guys always finish last. A self-described "affable" attorney, Rotenberg won the unprecedented support of Judge Elvira Mitchell's colleagues and ousted the only judicial incumbent to lose a seat in Tuesday's election. A 10-year veteran who once ran unopposed, Mitchell could not be reached for comment Wednesday.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 1, 1992 | Times researcher CECILIA RASMUSSEN
Here are the Los Angeles city and county measures and candidates appearing on the primary ballot. Only contested judicial races are listed. Professional descriptions are the candidates ' own. DISTRICT ATTORNEY Gil Garcetti, head deputy district attorney Sterling E. Norris, deputy district attorney Robert K. Tanenbaum, lawyer, prosecution adviser Howard Johnson, attorney at law Ira Reiner, district attorney SUPERVISOR District 2 Richard L.
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