Cruz Reynoso (born May 2, 1931) is an American civil rights lawyer and retired jurist. Reynoso was the first Chicano Associate Justice of the California Supreme Court, serving from 1982–87. He also served on the California Third District Court of Appeal. In 1986, along with two other members of the California Supreme Court—Chief Justice Rose Bird and Associate Justice Joseph Grodin—Reynoso became one of only three State Supreme Court justices ever recalled and ousted by voters under California's judicial-retention election system. He served as vice-chairman of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights from 1993 to 2004.

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  • Cruz Reynoso (born May 2, 1931) is an American civil rights lawyer and retired jurist. Reynoso was the first Chicano Associate Justice of the California Supreme Court, serving from 1982–87. He also served on the California Third District Court of Appeal. In 1986, along with two other members of the California Supreme Court—Chief Justice Rose Bird and Associate Justice Joseph Grodin—Reynoso became one of only three State Supreme Court justices ever recalled and ousted by voters under California's judicial-retention election system. He served as vice-chairman of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights from 1993 to 2004. After leaving the bench, Reynoso spent ten years on the faculty of the UCLA School of Law; he is now professor emeritus. In 2000, Reynoso received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the United States' highest civilian honor, for his efforts to address social inequities and his public service. (en)
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  • Cruz Reynoso (born May 2, 1931) is an American civil rights lawyer and retired jurist. Reynoso was the first Chicano Associate Justice of the California Supreme Court, serving from 1982–87. He also served on the California Third District Court of Appeal. In 1986, along with two other members of the California Supreme Court—Chief Justice Rose Bird and Associate Justice Joseph Grodin—Reynoso became one of only three State Supreme Court justices ever recalled and ousted by voters under California's judicial-retention election system. He served as vice-chairman of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights from 1993 to 2004. (en)
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