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Gov. Phil Murphy Announces Intent To Nominate Fabiana Pierre-Louis To Serve On New Jersey Supreme Court

June 5, 2020

CBS Philly

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy said Friday he would nominate Fabiana Pierre-Louis to the state Supreme Court, making her the first black woman to hold the post if she’s confirmed. Pierre-Louis would succeed Walter Timpone, who reaches the mandatory retirement age of 70 in November.

“Tomorrow, I will submit Fabiana’s name to the New Jersey State Bar Association’s Judicial and Prosecutorial Appointments Committee, and I look forward to their review, and upon their approval, to Fabiana’s formal nomination,” the governor said.

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