Thursday, May 12, 2016

DJ profiles 2/7 pro tem Blumenfeld

Yesterday's DJ profiled LASC Judge Stan Blumenfeld in LA Judge Stan Blumenfeld, a former civil attorney, sees his criminal court as a place of business. After UCLAw (Editor-in-Chief of the UCLA Law Review) Judge Blumenfeld clerked for Ninth Circuit Judge Cynthia Holcomb Hall, was an AUSA (civil division), and worked at O'Melveny, until appointed to LASC by Governor Schwarzenegger. He has been sitting with Division 7 since December and is scheduled to stay there until the end of this month.
Some additional information from Southwestern Law School's website is below.

Hon. Stan  Blumenfeld

Hon. Stan Blumenfeld

Adjunct Associate Professor of Law

B.A., Phi Beta Kappa, Spanish and Classical Civilization, 1984, State University of New York at Binghamton; M.A., Spanish, 1985, New York University; J.D., Order of the Coif, 1988, University of California, Los Angeles

He is also an adjunct professor at USC Law School, where he teaches remedies. ... He also served as co-General Counsel for the Governor's Advisory Panel on Hate Groups, chaired by former Secretary of State Warren Christopher and former Governor George Deukmejian.

Today is National Limerick Day! Will any decisions honor the holiday? "There once was a Justice from Irvine..."