Diversity in Federal Courts with Tina Matsuoka of NAPABA - 6:40
"Having a federal judiciary that´s diverse is important for a number of reasons ... we want that diversity of experience, of knowledge ... but we also want the American public to be able to look at the bench, to look at judges, and to understand that ... '˜This represents America in all of its forms.'"
Posted Apr 29, 2016
After the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia left an opening in the highest court, for the first time in history an Asian American was a finalist for the position, showing the strides that Asian-Americans are making in the legal profession. With Tina Matsuoka Executive Director at the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association. Matsuoka stated, "Having a federal judiciary that´s diverse is important for a number of reasons ... we want that diversity of experience, of knowledge ... but we also want the American public to be able to look at the bench, to look at judges, and to understand that ... '˜This represents America in all of its forms.'" Visit the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association on the web, Facebook or follow on Twitter.
Produced by: National Newsmakers Team
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