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Senate confirms Pollack for seat on Hawaii Supreme Court

By Rosemarie Bernardo

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The state Senate confirmed today the appointment of Circuit Judge Richard W. Pollack to the state Supreme Court and Maui attorney Peter T. Cahill to the 2nd Circuit Court.

Gov. Neil Abercrombie appointed Pollack to a 10-year term. He served as an Oahu Circuit Court judge since 2000 and was the head of the Office of the Public Defender. He fills the vacancy created by the retirement of Justice James Duffy Jr. 

Duffy recently turned 70, the mandatory retirement age for justices and judges under the state Consitution. 

The Senate also confirmed the appontment of Cahill to fill a vacancy on the 2nd Circuit Court in Maui. 

The Judicial Selection Commission appointed Cahill to filll an opening after the recent retirement of Judge Shackley F. Raffetto. Cahill is a partner at Cahill & O'Neill.







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Tarakian wrote:
Anybody can provide political information, conservative or liberal on Mr. Pollack?
on June 29,2012 | 03:11PM
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