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JUDICIARY: Hogan’s integrity is needed

Letter by Deanna Cleaveland, University Place on July 23, 2012 at 2:14 pm | 10 Comments »
July 23, 2012 2:33 pm

At a time when our court system is overflowing with cases, our community critically needs experienced, intelligent judges of integrity. Judge Vicki Hogan is that kind of judge.

In Hogan’s 20-year tenure as a Superior Court judge in Pierce County, she has continually ruled on a very wide variety of criminal and civil cases. In trials often lasting many days, Hogan has met the daunting challenge of making hundreds of daily decisions to keep trials moving and on track with fairness, a keen understanding of the law and a courtroom demeanor that respects both sides of the issues.

I urge voters to keep her valuable experience in our Superior Court system by voting to retain Judge Vicki Hogan. The News Tribune said it best (editorial, 7-22): “There’s simply no reason to replace her.”

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