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Infographic: The Diversity of President Obama’s Judicial Appointments

Here’s an infographic from the White House that shows how federal courts are growing more diverse under President Obama’s administration. However, it also shows how hard it has been for the president to get his nominees through the U.S. Senate … Continue reading

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Civil Rights News: Obama’s Diverse Judges; Budget Cuts to Hit the Poor Hardest; Was Roberts Wrong about Voting in Mass.?

Compiled by Philomena Ogalo, a Spring 2013 intern at The Leadership Conference Education Fund Obama pushing to diversify federal judiciary amid GOP delays Jeff Chiu The Washington Post As President Barack Obama gains his footing in his new term, he … Continue reading

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Civil Rights News: Candidates Address Women’s Issues; Judicial Vacancy Crisis Continues; Expanded Early Voting Stands in Ohio

Compiled by Freddi Goldstein, a Fall 2012 intern at The Leadership Conference Education Fund Women’s Issues Help Shape Presidential Debate New York Times By Nia-Malika Henderson Last night’s “Town Hall” debate between President Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney placed … Continue reading

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