A drumbeat for a Hispanic court seat

April 1994
U.S. News & World Report;4/25/94, Vol. 116 Issue 16, p12
Reports that the Hispanic National Bar Association has demanded that President Bill Clinton name a Hispanic to replace Harry Blackmun on the Supreme Court. Comments by Carlos Ortiz, past president of the Hispanic lawyers; Most prominent candidate, Jose Cabranes; Liberal worries; Advice from political scientist William Lasser.


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