Posts Tagged ‘Goodwin Liu’

Will young CA justices use Vergara case to audition for SCOTUS?

Saturday, December 27th, 2014

The Volokh Conspiracy, the wonderful legal blog founded by UCLA law professor Eugene Volokh, had a provocative post about what might happen now that Gov. Jerry Brown has named three acclaimed youngish scholars to the California Supreme Court. George Washington University law professor Orin Kerr writ...

Gov. Brown thinks long with young CA high-court picks

Friday, November 28th, 2014

Jerry Brown will be 80 when his fourth and final term as governor ends in 2018. But it's plain that he hopes to leave a mark on California life for 40 years after he's gone -- not with the bullet train but with his three young choices to the state Supreme Court. A Sacramento Bee editorial picks u...

Jerry Brown Picks His Kind of Judge

Monday, August 1st, 2011

Gov. Jerry Brown's decision to nominate UC Berkeley law professor Goodwin Liu to the California Supreme Court is a highly partisan poke in the eye at Republicans, given that GOP congressional criticisms led Liu, in May, to withdraw his name from contention for a slot on the 9th U.S. Circuit Cour...

Goodwin Liu Mangles the Constitution

Thursday, July 28th, 2011
Goodwin Liu Mangles the Constitution

Gov. Jerry Brown's Tuesday appointment of Goodwin Liu to the California Supreme Court will continue the state's lurch to the Left. Liu clearly believes in a highly activist judiciary for which the U.S. Constitution and the California Constitution are as malleable as Silly Putty. He think our tra...

Jerry Appoints Radical to Top Court

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011

John Seiler: Those working for the independence of South California will find more ammunition in Gov. Jerry Brown's pick for the state Supreme Court, Goodwin Liu. The appointee is a radical left-wing professor at U.C. Berkeley (where else?). Republicans themselves have a lot to answer for in their...