Voter's Guide, 2020 Fall Elections, Louisiana
Position Appeals Court Judges: 1st Circuit, 2nd Dist., Subdist. 1, Div. A
NameChristopher Hester

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1. Describe your appellate practice trial experience as an attorney.
2. Describe your experience researching, analyzing and writing judicial opinions.
3. In a June 8th letter, Louisiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Johnson acknowledged "the part we each play in maintaining a system that leaves many of our fellow citizens, especially our African American citizens, feeling that they cannot breathe." Do you agree that the Louisiana criminal justice system disproportionately impacts African Americans? In your role reviewing cases, what can you, as an Appeals Court Judge, do to address this situation?"
4. What are your views as a judicial candidate about streamlining procedures and preventing lawsuit abuse, while also ensuring access to the courts, particularly for lower income and indigent parties?