Booktalk: Judge LaDoris Hazzard Cordell’s “HER HONOR”

An American retired judge of the Superior Court of California, LaDoris Hazzard Cordell was also the first black female judge in the northern part of the state.

Her memoir, “HER HONOR, My Life on the Bench…What Works, What’s Broken, and How to Change It“, is a robust and colorful collection of stories from 20 years on the bench.

 

In her courthouse LaDoris Hazzard Cordell rotated through various specialties—family and probate courts, criminal jury trials, and traffic court, to name just a few.

She uses real cases to highlight how judges make difficult decisions, all the while facing outside pressures from the media, law enforcement, and friends and families of the people involved.

 

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Keep up with her legal comments on @judgecordell.

Top authors are interviewed on this 10-minute program that captures their words about their books and ideas and often the story behind the story. The show, hosted by Diana Korte and engineered by Gene Korte, has been in production for more than 25 years.

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