August 25, 2010

Commission on Judicial Appointments confirms Tani Cantil-Sakauye as Chief Justice, subject to voter approval

As reported here and here, the three-member Commission on Judicial Appointments today unanimously confirmed Third District Court of Appeal Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye as the new Chief Justice of California. If approved by the voters this November, the 50-year-old Filipina-American from Sacramento will be the first Asian-American and the second woman to occupy the post.

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