Justice Kathryn Werdegar is shown at the California Supreme Court in San Francisco in 2011. The court announced Wednesday that Werdegar will step down Aug. 31. Republican Gov. Pete Wilson appointed her to the high court in 1994.
Justice Kathryn Werdegar is shown at the California Supreme Court in San Francisco in 2011. The court announced Wednesday that Werdegar will step down Aug. 31. Republican Gov. Pete Wilson appointed her to the high court in 1994. Jeff Chiu Associated Press file
Justice Kathryn Werdegar is shown at the California Supreme Court in San Francisco in 2011. The court announced Wednesday that Werdegar will step down Aug. 31. Republican Gov. Pete Wilson appointed her to the high court in 1994. Jeff Chiu Associated Press file