Erwin Chemerinsky

Other judges are watching the Persky recall campaign, law school dean says

Erwin Chemerinsky quoted by The Daily Post, April 26, 2018

Chemerinsky said Lemley and the recall campaign are cherry picking six cases out of Persky’s 15-year career as a judge. During that time he has handled more than 2,000 cases. Chemerinsky also said by recalling Persky judges will constantly be looking over their shoulder and handing down harsher sentences, which will likely affect Latinos and African American defendants more than white defendants.

Trump poised for major makeover of liberal 9th Circuit court

Erwin Chemerinsky quoted by Fox News, April 24, 2018

“It really depends on whether the Republicans keep the Senate in November,” Chemerinsky told Fox News. “If they do, I think ultimately Trump will get his picks through unless they are unqualified or very objectionable. But if the Democrats take the Senate in November, I think it will be very difficult for him to get anyone confirmed.”