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Gutierrez runs for justice

Idaho Court of Appeals Judge Sergio Gutierrez awaits his turn to speak at a recent candidate forum sponsored by the Idaho State Bar; he’s among four candidates vying for an open seat on the Idaho Supreme Court. (Betsy Z. Russell)
Idaho Court of Appeals Judge Sergio Gutierrez awaits his turn to speak at a recent candidate forum sponsored by the Idaho State Bar; he’s among four candidates vying for an open seat on the Idaho Supreme Court. (Betsy Z. Russell)

“And of course, I know Spanish,” Gutierrez said – it was his first language. Trying to be tactful, the new judge told the court officials, “This interpreter is not going to work – if we’re going to have a trial, I need a real interpreter, someone who’s competent.”

“They said, ‘He’s always done our interpretation,’” Gutierrez recalled. Betsy Russell, SR More here.

 



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D.F. Oliveria started Huckleberries Online on Feb. 16, 2004. Oliveria's Sunday print Huckleberries is a past winner of the national Herb Caen Memorial Column contest.