Biographical / Historical From Wikipedia: Chief Justice Hecht was born in Clovis, New Mexico to a farming family, and graduated from Clovis public schools. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, with honors in Philosophy and graduated thereafter cum laude from the Southern Methodist University School of Law. He … Read more
Biographical / Historical Earl Johnson Jr., was born and grew up in Watertown, South Dakota. He went to college at Northwestern University in Chicago as a NROTC scholarship recipient, where he graduated in 1955 with a BA in economics. While in college, he became interested in government and public policy, and was active in the … Read more
Judge of the Colorado Court of Appeals. Previously directed Colorado Coalition of Legal Services Programs. Staff Attorney, Center on Social Welfare Policy & Law. Managing Attorney, Pikes Peak Legal Services.
Worked at Legal Services of Eastern Missouri for 23 years, including 18 years as executive director and general counsel. Was a judge on the Missouri Court of Appeals, then was both the first Jewish and the first legally blind judge on the Missouri Supreme Court.
She has served as an associate justice of the California Court of Appeal since 2003. chaired the California Access to Justice Commission, and served in many roles with the ABA.