Professor Goodwin Liu Proposed to be Appointed to the Supreme Court of California


Posted on August 16, 2011 at 5:08 PM

Professor Goodwin Liu, Assistant Dean and professor of law at the University of California Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall), will be appointed Associate Justice as Justice Carlos R. Moreno has retired on February 28, 2011. The appointment will be effective when confirmed by the Commission on Judicial Appointments. Chief Justice Tai Cantil-Sakauye (chairperson), Attorney General Kamal Harris, and Presiding Justice Joan Dempsey Klein, Court of Appeal, Second Appellate District, Division Three (Los Angeles), senior presiding justice of the state Courts of Appeal, will make the appointment of Professor Liu.

If you wish to comment on this proposed appointment or wish to testify before the commission, you can do so by sending a written request.

Where: Commission on Judicial Appointments

c/o Chief Justice of California

Supreme Court of California

350 McAllister Street

San Francisco, California 94102

Attention: Ms. AhMoi Kim, Secretary to the Commission

When: Before 5:00pm on Wednesday, August 24, 2011.

More information: The guidelines for the Commission on Judicial Appointments are published as an appendix to the California Rules of Court on or at 415-865-7726/40.

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