The California Commission on Judicial Appointments has unanimously confirmed the nomination of Associate Justice Tani Gorre Cantil-Sakauye, of the Third Appellate District of the Court of Appeal (Sacramento), as the new Chief Justice of California.

In the same session, the Commission also confirmed by unanimous vote: 

Justices Cantil-Sakauye, Codrington and Hill will stand for election in their new positions in the November 2010 election.