4/7/2011- The Senate Judiciary Committee once again recommended Professor Goodwin Liu for a federal judgeship. Democrats voted in support and all Republicans on the committee voted in opposition to him on a 10-8 party line vote. The Asian Pacific American community urges the Senate to move quickly in voting to confirm Liu. Liu was first nominated to serve on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit more than a year ago, on February 24, 2010. The seat to which Liu has been nominated is classified as a “judicial emergency. Read more here.