September 1, 2011
By Adam Bink
Yesterday, he was confirmed by a vote of 3-0. Liu will be sworn in today and seated in time to hear the case concerning standing in the Prop 8 case.
Added: Though, as noted in previous posts, the issue here more concerns California’s ballot system and representation than the merits of Proposition 8. The ruling will have implications on all measures and perhaps is more a question of democracy — whether unelected proponents can represent the state.