What is state Gov. Gavin Newsom looking for in the hundreds of judges he is likely to appoint during his four-year term in office? A direct answer has been difficult to pin down.
Asked that question in May, Newsom said he and his judicial appointments secretary, former state appellate justice Martin Jenkins, would be looking for diversity—of race, ethnicity, gender and career backgrounds. Jenkins has said publicly he wants candidates with “humility.”
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