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State of California November 5, 2002 Election
 Smart Voter Rod Davis

Candidate for
California State Court of Appeal; District 3

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Biographical Highlights
  • Occupation: Associate Justice
  • Associate Justice, Court of Appeal for the Third Appellate District since 1989. Justice Pro Tempore of the California Supreme Court in 1998.
  • Judge of the Sacramento Superior Court from 1985-1989. Judge of the Sacramento Municipal Court from 1983-1985.
  • California Department of Justice, Chief of the statewide Medi-Cal Fraud Unit, Supervising Deputy of the Unit's Sacramento and San Francisco offices.
  • While with the Dept. of Justice, served as an acting district attorney for Sierra County and as a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney.
  • Author of articles for the American Bar Association, American Judges Association, and California Judges Association. Lecturer in judicial ethics.
  • J.D., U.C. Hastings (staff, Constitutional Law Quarterly), M.A. in Pub. Admin., U.S.C, B.A., U.C. Davis (Fielder Award, Citation for Excellence).
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Top Priorities if Elected
  • To apply the law fairly, impartially, and in a manner that maintains the independence of the judiciary.
  • To treat all people that come before the Court with dignity and respect.
  • To issue timely opinions which are well-researched, well-written, and understandable.
Key Endorsements
  • Sheriffs and Police Chiefs
  • Citizens for Law and Order, Crime Victims United
  • District Attorneys, Public Defenders, and other legal professionals
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