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.”

This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.

To view this content, please continue to their sites.

Not a Lexis Advance® Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Not a Bloomberg Law Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Why am I seeing this?

LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.

For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]