As America has become more diverse, its law schools and firms have followed suit. But the pipeline to the judiciary is blocked—white males are overrepresented on state appellate benches by a margin of nearly two-to-one. Ciara Torres-Spelliscy, one of the authors of a Brennan Center for Justice study on making the judiciary more diverse, and Kim Cocroft, a newly appointed judge in Columbus, Ohio, join John and Jerome with a look at the issue.
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