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Los Angeles County, CA November 4, 2008 Election
 Smart Voter Cynthia Loo

Candidate for
Judge, Superior Court; County of Los Angeles; Office 82

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Biographical Highlights
  • Occupation: Superior Court Referee
  • Appointed in 2000 by the Superior Court to perform duties of a Judge
  • Presided over hundreds of serious juvenile criminal trials (adjudications), including murder, robbery, assault and gang and firearm charges
  • 2004 "Outstanding Judicial Officer" - Juvenile Courts Bar Association
  • Adjunct Professor, Criminal Procedure; Certificate Recognition, "Distinguished Professor and Extraordinary Community Leader" - Peoples College of Law
  • Board of Governors - Women Lawyers Association LA, Chair Criminal Justice; CA Asian-Pacific Am Judges Assn; ABA Minorities in the Judiciary
  • Previously trial attorney representing abused and neglected children in juvenile dependency matters
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Top Priorities if Elected
  • To make the Justice System more responsive to the community that it serves.
  • Treat all who come before me with respect, patience and fairness so that all will feel their voices were heard.
  • Justice is not just about incarceration; Justice also includes individualized justice and consideration of rehabilitation.
Questions on Issues

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Key Endorsements
  • LA Times; United Teachers Los Angeles, LA County Federation of Labor
  • Controller John Chiang; Bd Equalization Judy Chu; Assm Speaker Karen Bass
  • Sheriff Lee Baca; LA County Democratic Party, 100+ California Jurists
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Position Papers
Being Myself in Juvenile Court - Countering Stereotypes While Changing Lives
Cynthia Loo, "The Changing Face of Civil Litigation: Being Myself in Juvenile Court", CALIFORNIA COURTS REVIEW, Summer 2006, at 12
In The Brilliance Of Optimism and Hope
Cynthia Loo, "In The Brilliance Of Optimism and Hope", GAVEL TO GAVEL, The Los Angeles Superior Court Judicial Magazine, Fall 2006, at 12
Closing Argument: A Personal View of Diversity on the Bench
Cynthia Loo, "Closing Argument: A Personal View of Diversity on the Bench", LOS ANGELES LAWYER, April 2008, at 80
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