LaDoris Hazzard Cordell

LaDoris Hazzard Cordell, the first black woman appointed to the bench in Northern California, is the independent police auditor for the city of San Jose.

Jurisprudence
Dec. 9 2014 8:13 AMGrand Juries Should Be AbolishedThe secrecy, lack of oversight, and disregard for the rules of evidence do not serve justice.
Jurisprudence
Sept. 22 2009 12:13 PMBaby, You Can't Drive Your CarA judge's favorite punishment for drunken drivers—ignition-interlock.
Jurisprudence
Aug. 15 2014 4:56 PMPolicing the PoliceTraining, retraining, and yet more training are not the way to stop police brutality.
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Culturebox
Dec. 18 2014 11:48 AM Behind the Year of Outrage  Here’s how Slate tracked down everything we were angry about in 2014.