Calif. Bench Makes Steady Gains In Diversity, Survey Says

Law360, New York (February 28, 2013, 7:52 PM EST) -- Women in the California judiciary now comprise nearly one-third of the state's bench as compared with 27 percent seven years ago, as the California judicial system continues to witness incremental but steady diversity gains among its judges, according to a survey released Thursday.

The California Administrative Office of the Courts released its seventh-annual report analyzing the ethnicity, race, gender and sexual orientation of the state's judges and justices, which revealed in its 2013 demographic data report that the bench's diversity is increasing, albeit sometimes by tenths...
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