Judicial Ethics What does it mean to be an ethical judge? How can judges keep their independence and stay accountable? These are the key questions to be raised and answered at an international legal conference this week in Sacramento. Today on Insight, conference organizer Prof. Paul Paton tells you about it.
Cruz Reynoso One of California's best known lawyers and judges is honored tonight in Sacramento with the screening of a new film about his life and work. Cruz Reynoso was born in Orange County in 1931 and spent part of his childhood in farm work. Reynoso's career highlights include directing California Rural Legal Assistance, and serving on the State Supreme Court, although he and two other justices lost their seats after a heated recall campaign. Reynoso joined us on Insight in January 2009 when he was serving on then-President-elect Obama's transition team. We listen again to that interview.
Scott Simon One of NPR's most popular hosts and most respected journalists is also an author. Scott Simon, longtime host of Weekend Edition Saturday, has written four books so far including two about baseball and two novels. His fifth book - about adoption - comes out this year. Scott Simon is coming to Sacramento at the end of April to speak at California Lectures.
Carole Carson When she was about to turn 60, Carole Carson decided she needed to lose weight-loss book, and coach for a national online weight-loss program. This Saturday, "American Profile," the magazine of AARP, is going to Nevada County to take a photograph of Carole and hundreds of friends.