Diversity and Judicial Selection

New York Law Journal

Letter to the Editor: Coverage Shows Pervasive Bias
March 20, 2013
The Board Members of the Puerto Rican Bar Association write: Your recent article in essence argues that skin color and ethnicity has trumped merit in the most recent nomination process for judges to the Court of Appeals. If the intent of the article was to deal with the issue of the lack of diversity in the Court of Appeals, and the way that the nominating and appointing process considers such issues, then it failed miserably.

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