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Women Judges

Taking Stock of Diversity in the Federal Judiciary; Significant Progress Has Been Made, But Much Remains to Be Done

Marcia D. Greenberger | Posted 03.01.2013 | Politics
Marcia D. Greenberger

t's critical that the "firsts" are followed by the seconds, and thirds, and fourths, in order to create permanent change on our federal courts.

Jason Cherkis

Binders Ignored: Romney Had Dismal Record Naming Women Judges In Massachusetts

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Cherkis | Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When it came to nominating female judges in Massachusetts, Gov. Mitt Romney all but ignored any binders full of women. By 2005, after...

Amanda Terkel

Obama Appoints Record Number Of Women Judges To Federal Bench

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 09.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With the confirmation of Stephanie Rose as a U.S. district court judge on Monday, President Barack Obama has put 72 women on the federal...

Nine Women to Run the World

Carol Muske-Dukes | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Carol Muske-Dukes

Is it time for us to try a different approach -- say, give the other gender a chance at running things? Which women do you think could take charge and give us a chance to save ourselves?

Judging Sonia: In Defense of Judicial Activism and a Wise Latina

Arlene M. Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arlene M. Roberts

What is the role or expectation of a justice on the Supreme Court? An adherent of precedent? A policy maker? And just how did judicial activism garner such a tarnished reputation?