Associate Justice Carlos Moreno of the California Supreme Court


After serving the California courts for twenty-four years, Associate Justice Carlos R. Moreno has announced his retirement from the court. In a recent interview, Justice Moreno said that recent changes, including the retirement of Chief Justice Ronald George and the election of Governor Jerry Brown, had prodded him to explore other possibilities. His retirement creates an early opportunity for newly sworn Governor Brown to establish a tone for his administration. In future posts, we will provide profiles for candidates being considered to fill this unexpected vacancy. But first, we note the distinguished judicial career of Justice Moreno.

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