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Minorities, Women Making Gains in California Courts

April 5, 2012
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Minorities account for 57 percent, or 22.3 million, of California’s 37 million people, according to the census. Two-thirds of the minority residents are Hispanic. The vast majority of California judges, however, are white men.  Women and minorities have been making gains, but Jill Friedman, president of Women Lawyers of Ventura County, admits “There is a lack...
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