On the Appointment of a Latina/o to the Supreme Court

Johnson, Kevin R.
March 2002
Berkeley La Raza Law Journal;Spring2002, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p1
Academic Journal
Discusses the need for an appointment of a Latino Justice to the U.S. Supreme Court. Consideration of the huge Hispanic population in the U.S.; Focus on the benefits to the Court as an institution and the Latino community as a whole; Similarity of the situation with the appointment of black Justice Thurgood Marshall; Likelihood of bringing a different perspective to the decision-making process.


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