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Haire, Susan B.
Diversity MattersJudicial Policy Making in the U.S. Courts of Appeals
Susan B. Haire and Laura P. Moyer
Until President Jimmy Carter launched an effort to diversify the lower federal courts, the U.S. courts of appeals had been composed almost entirely of white males. But by 2008, over a quarter of sitting judges were women and 15 percent were African American or Hispanic. Underlying the argument made... More