Judge to talk on criminal justice

The women of Seabold United Methodist Church will host the presentation “Myths, Misconceptions and Reminiscences in the Criminal Justice System” on Tuesday, Sept. 11 at the church.

Judge Robert Talcott, who has had a Bainbridge Island home with his wife Sandy for the past 22 years, will be the guest speaker.

He is a graduate of Georgetown Law Center and has a jurist doctorate degree and master’s degree in law. He has led a varied and interesting career, and has served as a federal prosecutor in Washington D.C. at the U.S. Department of Justice and traveled throughout the country on assignments. In 1997, he moved to Budapest, Hungary to help the Hungarian government revamp their criminal code following the end of communist rule. He currently sits as an administrative law judge for the California Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board.

The presentation will begin at 11 a.m. in the church’s social hall and will be followed by a salad luncheon. The church is at 6894 NE Seabold Church Road.

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