Tag: Goodwin Liu
State Supreme Court ruling blocks an advisory measure asking voters to sound off on money in politics.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Gov. Jerry Brown is nominating UC Berkeley law professor Goodwin Liu to the California Supreme Court. Brown announced his pick Tuesday, calling Liu “an extraordinary man and a distinguished legal scholar.” Liu previously was President Barack Obama’s choice for the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. But that nomination was blocked by […]
GOP blocks UC Berkeley law professor’s vote to bench (Oakland Tribune) Almost 15 months after UC Berkeley law school professor Goodwin Liu was nominated to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, U.S. Senate Republicans opposed to his judicial philosophy and liberal credentials blocked a vote on his confirmation Thursday. This is the first time […]