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December 8, 1991 | PHILIP HAGER, TIMES LEGAL AFFAIRS WRITER
It was 4:45 p.m. on his 74th birthday when retired appellate Judge George A. Brown got a telephone call from California Chief Justice Malcolm M. Lucas asking him to take on an unusual and somewhat difficult task. Would he be willing to preside over a three-member panel of special masters to draft a new congressional and legislative reapportionment plan for the state Supreme Court? Brown accepted with little hesitation. "It's pretty hard to say no to the chief," he recalled Thursday.
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December 8, 1991 | PHILIP HAGER, TIMES LEGAL AFFAIRS WRITER
It was 4:45 p.m. on his 74th birthday when retired appellate Judge George A. Brown got a telephone call from California Chief Justice Malcolm M. Lucas asking him to take on an unusual and somewhat difficult task. Would he be willing to preside over a three-member panel of special masters to draft a new congressional and legislative reapportionment plan for the state Supreme Court? Brown accepted with little hesitation. "It's pretty hard to say no to the chief," he recalled Thursday.
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September 28, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Three retired judges were named as the special masters to prepare a legislative and congressional reapportionment plan for the 1992 elections. The panel will gather data, conduct hearings and present a plan to the State Supreme Court for final consideration by Nov. 29--unless Republican Gov. Pete Wilson and the Democratic-controlled Legislature can break their current deadlock and come up with a plan. Selected for the panel were retired Appellate Justice George A.
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December 4, 1991 | DANIEL M. WEINTRAUB, TIMES STAFF WRITER
New political districts prepared for the state Supreme Court can be expected to produce dramatic gains for the Republican Party next year, possibly giving the GOP control of California's congressional delegation and, for the first time in two decades, one house of the Legislature. Lawmakers and political consultants working for both parties also said Tuesday that Latinos should see their fortunes rise under the plan.
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December 4, 1991 | DANIEL M. WEINTRAUB, TIMES STAFF WRITER
New political districts prepared for the state Supreme Court can be expected to produce dramatic gains for the Republican Party next year, possibly giving the GOP control of California's congressional delegation and, for the first time in two decades, one house of the Legislature. Lawmakers and political consultants working for both parties also said Tuesday that Latinos should see their fortunes rise under the plan.
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