This photograph appears with the article, "Jurists Engage on Chess Game for Court Title," Los Angeles Times, 10 Dec. 1934: A2 [and (cropped) "Not So Sober as a Judge," Los Angeles Times, 2 Aug. 1936: H4].
Will E. MacFaden (1913-1992) and Robert W. Kenny (1901-1976), pose together as two of California's youngest judges. William E. MacFaden (1913-1992) became the youngest judge in the state of California when he was sworn in as Redondo Beach city judge on July 1934.Robert W. Kenny was a former reporter and one of the youngest judges selected to serve as a Superior Court Judge in Los Angeles. He was appointed on December 6, 1932. He later served as the 21st Attorney General of California.
William Bioff (left) with Judge Isaac Pacht at an investigation of the affairs of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees. Bioff, IATSE's business agent was questioned regarding suspicions of organized crime within the alliance.
This photograph appears with the article, “Child Tells of Seeing Killing: Girl Changes Her Story in Mother’s Death Case Court Scene as Small Girl Tells of Fatal Shooting GIRL UPSETS DEATH TRIAL Accused Mother Took Gun From Woman, Says Child in Changed Testimony,” Los Angeles Times, 8 Jun. 1935: 1.
Photograph of United States Judge William P. James, senior jurist of the South District of California in his office. Shelves around him hold several law books, while a calendar displays the date (August, 1933).
Photograph of Frederick W. Houser, who served as Associate Justice of the California Supreme Court from 1937 until his death in 1942. In the photograph, he sits at a bench with the American flag draped over it and books placed on it.