How Obama is shaping the judiciary in California

In this month’s California Lawyer magazine, I have a story on President Obama’s judicial appointments in the state. In short, the administration has focused on diversity of race, gender and sexuality while largely avoiding potential confirmation clashes over ideology (with the obvious exception of UC Berkeley Law professor Goodwin Liu, who ended up withdrawing from the running for a seat on the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals). You can read the story here

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Lawrence Hurley

Reporter based in Washington