Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye, chair of the Commission on Judicial Appointments, announced that the commission today confirmed Judge Gail Ruderman Feuer to the Second Appellate District.
Six appointments were confirmed to the First and Second Appellate Districts.
Lui becomes California's first Asian-American administrative presiding justice.
The Judicial Council on Friday awarded millions of dollars to fund pretrial projects in 16 trial courts throughout the state.
The Commission on Judicial Appointments will hold two public hearings, on Aug. 3 and 10, to consider appointments to appellate courts in Ventura and San Francisco.