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Apr. 10, 2024

One wiretap set the course of Judge Carolyn Delaney's life and career

The Eastern District of California, with its diverse population and large number of magistrate judges, presents challenges but chief US magistrate judge is known for her compassion and directness.

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U.S. Eastern District of California
Carolyn K. Delaney

SACRAMENTO -- Judge Carolyn K. Delaney's life was transformed by a wiretap.

"I ended up ultimately with a job and husband out of the deal," said the chief U.S. magistrate judge for the Eastern District of California.

In the late 1990s, Delaney was working drug cases as a deputy attorney general in Pennsylvania on the narcotics strike force. The job sometimes involved listening to criminal suspects ... (continued)

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