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Does recalling the judge who gave Brock Turner a light sentence for sexual assault imperil judicial independence?

Last month, I dismissed as “hogwash” concerns that the recall of Superior Court Judge Aaron Persky could impair judicial independence. This did not endear me to many attorneys, law professors and retired judges who reached out to accuse me of flippantly dismissing their sincerely held beliefs....
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