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SAN FRANCISCO—Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye, chair of the Commission on Judicial Appointments, announced that the commission today confirmed the following appointments by Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. to the Courts of Appeal, First Appellate District, Fifth Appellate District, and Sixth Appellate District:

  • Justice Peter Siggins, as Presiding Justice of the Court of Appeal, First Appellate District, Division Three (San Francisco)
     
  • Judge Allison Danner, as Associate Justice of the Court of Appeal, Sixth Appellate District (San Jose)
     
  • Judge Thomas DeSantos, as Associate Justice of the Court of Appeal, Fifth Appellate District (Fresno)
     
  • Judge Mark W. Snauffer, as Associate Justice of the Court of Appeal, Fifth Appellate District (Fresno)


The appointments were approved by a unanimous vote at the public hearings held today in the Supreme Court Courtroom, 
350 McAllister Street, San Francisco.