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State of California November 5, 2002 Election
 Smart Voter Daniel M. Kolkey

Candidate for
California State Court of Appeal; District 3

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Biographical Highlights
  • Occupation: Associate Justice
  • Graduated from Stanford University with distinction and departmental honors in 1974 and from Harvard Law School magna cum laude in 1977
  • Associate and partner at the law firm of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher for 17 years (1978-1994)
  • Counsel to the Governor of California for 4 years (1995-1998)
  • Member of the Judicial Council's Blue Ribbon Commission on Jury System Improvement (1996)
  • Member for 2 years and chair for 1 year of the California Law Revision Commission (1992-1994)
  • Associate Justice of the Court of Appeal for 4 years (1999-present)
Top Priorities if Elected
  • To decide disputes in accordance with the law, fairly, and with common sense and humility
  • To exercise judicial restraint and respect for our other branches of government and the parties
  • To make certain that the law is applied predictably and not arbitrarily
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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