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State of California November 2, 2010 Election
 Smart Voter George W. Nicholson

Candidate for
Justice, California State Court of Appeal; District 3

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Biographical Highlights
  • Occupation: Associate Justice, since 1990
  • Judge, Superior Court, County of Sacramento, 1989-1990
  • Judge, Sacramento, Municipal Court, 1987-1989; previously:
  • Senior Assistant Attorney General, California Department of Justice, Sacramento
  • Executive Director, California District Attorneys Association, Sacramento
  • Senior Trial Deputy District Attorney, Alameda County District Attorneys Office
  • Author, Proposition 8, Victims' Bill of Rights, adopted by voters, 1982
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Top Priorities if Elected
  • Appellate justices are bound by federal and state constitutions, and must follow the law as adopted by the legislature, and voters by initiatives.
  • Appellate courts should be open and accessible to the public.
  • Appeals must be concluded in a timely fashion; justice delayed is justice denied.
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