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Project aims to improve courts by making them resemble the community (access required)


During the four decades of merit selection for judges in Arizona’s most populous counties, the number of women and minorities serving in judicial positions has increased gradually. The Arizona Judicial Diversity Project was launched in February to maintain this upward trajectory of increasing diversity, which former Arizona Supreme Court Chief Justice Ruth McGregor says results in a better-functioning judiciary.

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How’s this for diversity?

Commissioner Doug Cole said he supports the idea to send the Legislature two more candidates to add to the Republican pool, but declined to add details on exactly how he would like that to occur.

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