70% of Judges Selected By President Obama Are Minorities Or Women

September 15, 2011   // 0 Comments

by The Associated Press Washington, DC (September 14, 2011) -- President Barack Obama is moving at a historic pace to try to diversify the nation’s federal judiciary: Nearly three of every four people he has gotten confirmed to the federal bench are women or minorities. He is the first president who hasn’t selected a majority of white males for lifetime judgeships. More than 70 percent of Obama’...

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