Female Judges Make Slow Gains In NY, Study Shows

Law360, New York (October 22, 2012, 9:36 PM EDT) -- The overall percentage of female judges in New York has increased over the last decade, but the landscape has changed haltingly and in some places not at all, according to an expert's research unveiled Monday at Albany Law School.

The decade-spanning study presented by Dina Refki, executive director of the law school's Center for Women in Government and Civil Society, shows the overall percentage of female judges has risen to 31 percent from 25 percent since 2002 but that strong increases in certain courts — and...
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