Cathy Cochran

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Cathleen Cochran Herasimchuk, known as Cathy Cochran (November 11, 1944 – February 7, 2021), was an American lawyer and politician. She was judge of the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals. She was appointed to the court in 2001 by Governor Rick Perry[1] and elected by Texas voters in 2002 and 2008.[2] She did not seek re-election to the bench in 2014. Cochran was born in Los Angeles County, California.

She died on February 7, 2021 in Austin, Texas, aged 76.[3]

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  1. "Judge Cathy Cochran". Texas Court of Criminal Appeals. Archived from the original on 2011-09-24. Retrieved April 8, 2011.
  2. "Judge Cathy Cochran, Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 9 (R)". The Texas Tribune. Archived from the original on January 31, 2017. Retrieved April 8, 2011.
  3. Lindell, Chuck (8 February 2021). "Cathy Cochran, influential Texas judge, dies at 76". Austin American-Statesman. Retrieved 8 February 2021.