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Understanding the value of diversity on the bench

Jan 26, 2018

An audience of nearly 200 gathered Thursday at Tulane University Law School to hear the findings of Newcomb College Institute’s report on the history of gender and race in Louisiana’s judiciary....

Tulane study finds slow progress for women and minorities in Louisiana judiciary

Jan 24, 2018


The number of judges in Louisiana district courts has doubled in the past 25 years, yet minority representation on the bench in those courts has increased only 1 percent, according to a new Tulane...

Report: Louisiana needs more women, minority judges

Oct 24, 2016


The judiciary in Louisiana doesn’t reflect the state’s gender or racial diversity, according to a new Tulane University report that finds the number of women and minority men serving as judges...