UC Berkeley Professor Liu Confirmed To California Supreme CourtA U.C. Berkeley law professor whose nomination to a federal appeals court was blocked by Senate Republicans is about to become a member of the California Supreme Court.
Brown Nominates Goodwin Liu To California Supreme CourtLiu previously was President Barack Obama’s choice for the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. But that nomination was blocked by Republicans.
UC Berkeley Law Professor Withdraws Appeals Court NominationA liberal legal scholar is withdrawing his nomination to an appeals court judgeship after Senate Republicans blocked a vote on his confirmation last week.
GOP Senators Block Obama Judicial Nominee From UC BerkeleyPresident Barack Obama has been handed his first Senate defeat of a judicial nominee. Republicans mustered enough votes to continue their filibuster against University of California law professor Goodwin Liu.