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Judge Wapner and judicial restraint

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Published:

In 1989, two out of three people surveyed by The Washington Post couldn't name a single justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. But a majority knew Judge Wapner. Joseph A. Wapner had been a real-life judge, starting on Los Angeles' Municipal Court in 1959 and moving on to that city's Superior Court.


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