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Black and Hispanic Federal judges

Black and Hispanic Federal judges

1900 to present

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Published by Library of Congress, Congressional Research Service in [Washington, DC] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Congress -- Directories,
  • African American legislators -- Directories

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDorothy J. Bailey
    GenreDirectories
    SeriesMajor studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1982-83, reel 1, fr. 0532
    ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination9 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15452466M

      A study in the Journal of Legal Studies found that black federal judges are about 10 percentage points more likely to be reversed on appeal than white federal judges. In fact, “had all the black and Hispanic students in their sample enrolled at schools where their credentials were close to the class-wide averages, 45 percent more of the women minorities and Author: Peter Kirsanow.

      Fighting Back on Federal Judges By Bruce Walker Now that Justice Sonia Sotomayor has entered the record book as the first Hispanic member of .   Seventy-five percent of his confirmed appointees were white, while percent were Hispanic and percent were black. Eighty-three percent of Bush's confirmed appointees to .

    In federal racial harassment cases, one study (PDF) found that plaintiffs lost just 54 percent of the time when the judge handling the case was an African-American. Yet plaintiffs lost 81 percent. According to Pew Research, only 21 percent of Trump's judges are women, and only 10 percent of Trump's judges are one of his picks is a black or Hispanic woman. This is less than a third of the diversity among President Barack Obama's nominees, and barely more than during the Reagan administration — when there were only a third as many minorities going to law school.


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Black and Hispanic Federal Judges: to Present Black and Hispanic Federal judges book This report shows that in recent years, attention has increasingly focused upon the minority composition of the Federal judiciary, in apparent response to concerns that judges appointed to the Federal bench should more compositely reflect the U.S.

population they : Dorothy J Bailey. Black Federal Judges Names court Year Appt'd by William H. District Ct. Roosevelt Hastie 1/ Ct.

of Appeals James Benton District Ct. Kennedy Parson Wade H. District Ct. Kennedy McCree, Jr. of Appeals Johnson Thurgood Ct. of Appeals ~enned; Marshall Supreme Court Johnson Spottswood W.

District Ct. Kennedy Robinson ~t. of Appeals Johnson Author: Dorothy J Bailey. Get this from a library. Black and Hispanic Federal judges: to present. [Dorothy J Bailey; Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.].

federal judges, only percent are African American women. Population by Sex, Age, Race, and Hispanic Origin for the United States and States: April 1, to July 1, ," available at, https://fact˛nd- African American Judges in the Federal JudiciaryFile Size: KB. Hispanic Judges on the Federal Courts Number of judges matching the search criteria: To sort by type of court or by other criteria, select advanced search criteria for the Biographical Directory of Article III Federal Judges.

Ethnicity and judges' sentencing decisions: Hispanic-black-white comparisons Purpose The purpose of this paper is to assess if federal judges have sentenced criminal corporations to fines that.

Five of the seven racial or ethnic minority judges Trump has successfully appointed are Asian, one is Hispanic (Fernando Rodriguez Jr.) and one is Black (Terry Fitzgerald Moorer).

It’s also noteworthy that the Republican-led Senate blocked most of Obama’s nominations, including several in the appellate courts and one on the Supreme Court. Percentage of U.S. district court judgesby gender Number of subdistrict criminal court cases in the Netherlandsby authority Final decisions judge in district court criminal.

WASHINGTON — Black and Hispanic men are more likely to receive longer prison sentences than their white counterparts since the Supreme Court loosened federal sentencing rules, a government study. First, information on at-risk adult (ages 18–64) arrests disaggregated by race–ethnicity (white, black, Hispanic) and crime-type (homicide, rape, robbery, aggravated assault, and the violent index) is drawn from Pennsylvania’s crime-reporting program for the years – 1 Because the race-disaggregated arrest statistics cover most Cited by:   Among Trump's first 87 judicial nominees, only one is African American and one is Hispanic.

Five are Asian Americans. Eighty are white. The. Unlike State court judges, which in many States are subject to election, Federal judges are nominated by the President and confirmed by the Senate, and only then are appointed to the Federal bench.

Anonymous wrote:i like this argument that trump simply can't find any qualified women or black people or hispanics who want to be federal judges.

it's so good to hear that you think none of us would want lifetime appointments to the federal bench. shows how super duper in touch you are with folks who aren't white men. i think it's going to convince lots of women and minorities to vote for.

Figure shows the percentage of federal offenders in each of the three major racial and ethnic groups sentenced in the federal courts from until (Unlike the Bureau of Prisons, the Commission classifies Hispanic offenders based on national origin, regardless of race.

Thus, the White, Black, and Hispanic categories are mutually. A percentage point increase in black and Hispanic poverty rates raises awards by $20, and $78, respectively, but the same percentage increase in white poverty rates decreases awards by $8, • Partisan elections encourage judges to rule in favor of larger awards.

I’m saying that out of over confirmed judges, if you drew randomly from the conservative judges the ABA rates as highly qualified you would get at least a few black and Hispanic judges. And that Trump is going out of his way to pick white judges rated as.

The black population of Florida inthe first census year following the Voting Rights Act ofwas percent. Today, according to U.S.

Census Bureau figures, it is percent. Today, only three of the state's 37 federal trial judges are black : David Oscar Markus. About 70 federal judges, including one Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, have been confirmed. A second Supreme Court Justice will soon be confirmed.

One in seven federal Court of Appeals judges have now been nominated by President Trump and about 80 more federal judges will be confirmed by the end of this year. from (when there were no Hispanic circuit court judges) to As the overall number of Hispanic circuit court judges has increased, so too has the number of Hispanic women serving as judges—increasing by % (a net change from 2 to 4) in the last File Size: KB.

There are geographic variations in federal judicial diversity in the district courts as well. Black judges are spread across the country, serving in about 60 different districts, while Hispanic judges have served in just 29 districts, and tend to be anchored to areas with large Hispanic Author: Sara Atske.

But the absence of any black or Hispanic nominees for the 13 circuit courts has drawn criticism from Democrats and civil rights groups, as the judges make decisions affecting daily life for Author: Hailey Fuchs.This is a non-diffusing subcategory of Category:American judges.

It includes judges that can also be found in the parent category, or in diffusing subcategories of the parent. Subcategories. This category has the following 2 subcategories, out of 2 total.Judges. Edwin L. Jefferson (): First African American male judge in California () Ralph Moradian (): First male of Armenian descent to become a judge in California () David W.

Williams (): He was considered "the first African-American .