NJ’s Would-Be 1st Black Female Justice Gets Committee Nod
August 24, 2020
Types : In the News
A New Jersey legislative committee on Monday unanimously advanced the state Supreme Court nomination of Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP partner Fabiana Pierre-Louis, who would be the first Black woman on the state’s highest bench if confirmed by the full Senate.
Pierre-Louis, 39, would also be the youngest voice on the bench, although New Jersey Senate Judiciary Committee members said her experience as both a federal prosecutor and a private practitioner belied her youth.
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