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LOS ANGELES—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, Second Appellate District, and Fourth Appellate District:

  • Justice Nora M. Manella, as Presiding Justice of the Court of Appeal, Second Appellate District, Division Four (Los Angeles)
     
  • Judge Dorothy C. Kim, as Associate Justice of the Court of Appeal, Second Appellate District, Division Five (Los Angeles) 
     
  • Judge Halim Dhanidina, as Associate Justice of the Court of Appeal, Second Appellate District, Division Three (Los Angeles)
     
  • Judge Maria E. Stratton, as Associate Justice of the Court of Appeal, Second Appellate District, Division Eight (Los Angeles)
     
  • Judge Alison M. Tucher, as Associate Justice of the Court of Appeal, First Appellate District, Division Four (San Francisco)
     
  • Judge Michael J. Raphael, as Associate Justice of the Court of Appeal, Fourth Appellate District, Division Two (Riverside) 
     

The appointments were approved by a unanimous vote at the public hearings held today in the Supreme Court Courtroom, 300 South Spring Street in Los Angeles.