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Mar. 4, 2024

Judge Warren Kato learned from convicts about good judicial conduct

"I guess I'm still kind of old-fashioned. I'll always adhere to what the sentencing laws are," Judge Warren Kato says.

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Los Angeles County Superior Court

BELLFLOWER -- Superior Court Judge Warren M. Kato, who as a prosecutor obtained a 1,210-year prison sentence for a serial bank robber, recently interviewed convicts serving life terms to get their perspectives on what makes a good judge.

As part of a judicial conference at San Quentin, Kato said he "got to spend some time talking to them and getting their insights on what they think would help."

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