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Meet the Judges: Efrain Matthew Aceves, candidate for LA Superior Court

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| This year, eight candidates are running for four spots on L.A. Superior Court. "Ultimately, that's what we're here for: for the system to work and for justice to be brought," says Efrain Matthew Aceves, a child molestation prosecutor.

Meet the Judges: Alicia Molina, candidate for LA Superior Court

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This year, eight candidates are running for four spots on L.A. Superior Court. "The most important thing is compassion, respect, dignity, being unbiased, being fair, and understanding different cultures and different socioeconomic factors," says Alicia Molina, an attorney at law.

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Meet the Judges: Debra Archuleta, candidate for LA Superior Court

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This year, eight candidates are running for four spots on L.A. Superior Court. "I truly want to be part of the solution and not part of the problem," says Debra Archuleta, a violent crimes prosecutor.

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Meet the Judges: Steven Schreiner, candidate for LA Superior Court

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This year, eight candidates are running for four spots on L.A. Superior Court. "You have to treat both sides with respect," says Steven Schreiner, a gang homicide prosecutor.

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Meet the Judges: David Berger, candidate for LA Superior Court

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This year, eight candidates are running for four spots on L.A. Superior Court. "One of the things I try to do as a Deputy D.A. and what I would continue to do as a judge, is to engender a spirit of cooperation where we can try to find common ground...," says David Berger, a violent crimes prosecutor.

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Meet the Judges: Kim Nguyen, candidate for LA Superior Court

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This year, eight candidates are running for four spots on L.A. Superior Court. "I think a judge needs to be humble. I think a judge needs to understand that he or she doesn't know everything...," says Kim Nguyen, deputy attorney general.

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Meet the Judges: Susan Jung Townsend, candidate for LA Superior Court

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This year, eight candidates are running for four spots on L.A. Superior Court. "When you really think about what a courtroom is, it is really a venue for conflict resolution and the judge is really the most important person..." says Susan Jung Townsend, a criminal fraud prosecutor.

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Meet the Judges: Javier Perez, candidate for LA Superior Court

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This year, eight candidates are running for four spots on L.A. Superior Court. "You don’t just define it simply by incarceration or punishment of an individual. But trying to make life better for the community..." says Javier Perez, a supervising criminal prosecutor.

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