TITLE

NEGRO JUDGESHIPS AT RECORD HIGH

PUB. DATE
July 1962
SOURCE
Ebony;Jul1962, Vol. 17 Issue 9, p79
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the increasing number of Black judges in the U.S. It reveals that there are 68 Black judges in courts as of 1962, which indicates that their number more than doubled in 10 years. It also mentions that highest ranking Black jurists are federal judges William H. Hastie and Thurgood Marshall. However, the number of Black judges is still a small percentage of the country's entire judiciary.
ACCESSION #
48267614

 

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