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Sunday Shout-Out picks out the week’s stories that simply slipped our minds.

Governor Brown’s nomination of UC Berkeley law prof Goodwin Liu to the California Supreme Court may stir a lot of Golden Bear pride, but in other spheres, the choice was potentially controversial. [LA Times]

Then again, there are those who argue that, at least in terms of Brown’s political career, the move was something positive — a step toward “mak[ing] amends for missteps he made in his youth.” [Sac Bee]

Yet another audit has found UC Berkeley lacking in the way of transparency. And this is news because … ? [SFGate]

Today supposedly marks the long-awaited trial of detained hikers Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal in Iran. It is about freaking time. [Bay Citizen]

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Earlier: Nerds and the New York Times