Anderson firm, fair |

Anderson firm, fair

It’s been a decade since we elected a jurist.

Our next judge will be faced with court calendars full of methamphetamine-related problems, i.e., shattered families, innocent foster children, and increased need for drug and mental health treatment. Punitive political slogans and prosecutorial posturing on the campaign trail will not magically transform into much needed problem-solving skills – skills that Tom Anderson demonstrates daily with an exceptionally evenhanded temperament.

Public defenders who become judges are not “soft on crime.” Judge Al Dover is a perfect example. He’s firm but fair, and so too will be Tom Anderson as our next Superior Court Judge.

J. Lon Cooper

Nevada City

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