LaDoris Hazzard Cordell
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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Amicus
May 25 2015 10:32 AM The “Making the Case” Transcript Read Dahlia Lithwick’s conversation with one of the lawyers who argued last months’ big gay-rights case at the Supreme Court.