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California Supreme Court Justice Marvin Baxter to retire
California Supreme Court Justice Marvin Baxter to retire

Justice Marvin R. Baxter will retire after 24 years on the California Supreme Court, it was announced Wednesday. ------------ FOR THE RECORD An earlier version of this post included Court of Appeal Justice Martin Jenkins in a list of Latinos whom Gov. Jerry Brown might consider elevating to the Supreme Court. Jenkins is African American. ------------ Baxter’s retirement in January will create a second vacancy on the court to be filled by Gov. Jerry Brown. Justice Joyce Kennard retired in April. Baxter, 74, was nominated to serve on the state's highest court in 1990 by then-Gov. George Deukmejian, and served under three chief justices. “I have been privileged to...

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