His advice to lawyers:
"Nothing is more persuasive than a well-researched, honest and well-articulated brief. Oral argument can in no way replicate that."
|"Too smart for his own good"?|
Also in today's DJ is Two More Justices on LA Appellate Court to Retire, discussing the impending retirements of Justices Mallano and Suzukawa set for the end of February. For those keeping score at home, this raises the total number of vacancies on the 2d District to six. The articles names the following judges as possible nominees to the open seats: Rita Miller, Richard Rico, John Shepard Wiley Jr., Sanjay Kumar, Edward Ferns, John Segal and Joanne O'Donnell.