VIA VIDEOCONFERENCE—The Commission on Judicial Appointments will hold virtual public hearings on Jan. 6 beginning at 10 a.m. to consider the following nominations by Gov. Gavin Newsom:
• 10 a.m.— Judge Maurice Sanchez, as Associate Justice of the Fourth District Court of Appeal, Division Three (Santa Ana)
• 10:45 a.m.— Judge Laurie M. Earl, as Associate Justice of the Third District Court of Appeal (Sacramento)
The Commission members are:
To commemorate Constitution Day, California judges visited classrooms and libraries statewide to deliver lessons on the three branches of government and the role of the courts. The effort supports a year-round drive to foster a better understanding of the judicial branch among students and teachers.