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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Lexicon Valley
March 31 2015 9:17 AM The Redline of March Overheard on email: Slates copy desk rounds up the month’s style and grammar rulings.