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News - June 15, 2012

Two new judges value greater access to courts for all

Mary Greenwood and Allison Danner to be sworn in next week to Santa Clara County Superior Court

by Sue Dremann

When Allison Danner and Mary Greenwood are sworn in to the Santa Clara County Superior Court next week, they will bring extensive experience from opposite sides of the judicial system. Greenwood has been the county's longtime chief public defender; Danner has been a prosecutor — an assistant U.S. Attorney in the Northern District of California Criminal Division. California Gov. Jerry Brown announced their appointments on May 18.

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