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May 7, 2024

Judge Patrick Palacios' journey from zealous advocate to peacemaker

Superior Court Judge San Benito County

HOLLISTER -- Judge Patrick K. Palacios had sat on the Benito County Superior Court for just a week when he was called upon to preside over one of the most complex matters to be heard in this tiny county south of Silicon Valley.

The case was one of hundreds filed across the nation that claimed Monsanto's weedkiller Roundup causes cancer. Normally, a retired or visiting judge would be called in to sit pro tem to hear the matter, b... (continued)

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