We received the following update from Monica Cheng, Assistant Law Clerk to the Hon. Doris Ling-Cohan:
At its recent annual meeting of the National APA Judges (NAPABA Judicial Council) held in Washington D.C., Justice Doris Ling Cohan (Supreme Court, New York County) was re-elected President, Judge Denny Chin (2nd Cir. Court of Appeals) was re-elected Treasurer, and Judge Marilyn Go (Magistrate Judge, EDNY) was elected Secretary. Their dinner was hosted by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg at the Supreme Court, at which she did a short program with Hon. Goodwin Liu (Associate Justice, CA Supreme Court), her former law clerk.
Congratulations to the Hon. Doris Ling-Cohan, the Hon. Denny Chin and the Hon. Marilyn Go.
NAPABA Press Release on Goodwin Liu Confirmation
WASHINGTON – Today, the three-member panel of the California Commission on Judicial Appointments unanimously confirmed Professor Goodwin H. Liu’s nomination to the California Supreme Court. He will be sworn in as Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of California tomorrow in Sacramento by Governor Jerry Brown. The National Asian Pacific American Bar Association congratulates Professor Liu on his confirmation.
NYT: Goodwin Liu Confirmed for CA Supreme Court
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Goodwin Liu, a University of California law professor whose confirmation to a federal appeals court was blocked in the U.S. Senate, was confirmed on Wednesday to serve as a justice on California’s top court.
Support Goodwin Liu’s Nomination to CA Supreme Court
From CAA (Chinese for Affirmative Action) by way of Rocky Chin:
On Wednesday, August 31, the Commission on Judicial Appointments will consider California Governor Jerry Brown’s nomination of Goodwin Liu to the California Supreme Court.
Let the Commission know you support Goodwin Liu with the letter below. (Your letter will be targeted to Ms. AhMoi Kim, Secretary to the Commission.)
Click on the link in the title to see the text of the letter.