Thursday, February 9, 2017

Confirmation hearings! Webcast to begin at 10:00 a.m.

Hearings on Three Appointments to Courts of Appeal to be webcast starting @ 10:00 a.m.

Click here to watch the Dato, Fields, Meehan hearing.

Afternoon update from The Recorder: Commission Confirms Three Calif. State Appeals Judges:
The Commission on Judicial Appointments unanimously approved the nominations of San Diego County Superior Court Judge William Dato and Riverside County Superior Court Judge Richard Fields to the Fourth District Court of Appeal. Fresno County Superior Court Judge Kathleen Meehan was confirmed on a 3-0 vote to the Fifth District Court of Appeal.
[2/10 update: The DJ has Justices Confirmed Easily to State Appellate Court]

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"Former Riverside County Superior Court Presiding Judge Sherrill A. Ellsworth called Fields, a former colleague, a prolific worker and eater. "As long as you feed the beast, he will work like a beast," Ellsworth said. "I could not recommend anyone higher than I recommend my friend Rick Fields."