The Scandal-Singed DAs Who Want to Be Judges
The Marshall Project
June 12, 2016

“On Tuesday, two longtime Orange County prosecutors who admitted to illegally withholding evidence as part of an ongoing scandal there won election to superior court judgeships. Michael Murray and Larry Yellin both won overwhelmingly: Murray garnered almost 75 percent of the vote and Yellin almost 70 percent. The majority of voters turned out to vote for the presidential primary. Only about a quarter of voters cast ballots in the judges’ race, according to data provided by the Orange County Registrar of Voters.”

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