Law & the Courts

‘Underrepresented’ in the Judiciary?

By this benchmark, it turns out that whites are underrepresented in the federal judiciary: they account for 85.9% of lawyers but only 72% of active federal judges. Meanwhile, African Americans ...

Vindicating Judge Wilkinson

Regular readers will know that Bench Memos often serves as an early-warning system calling attention to opinions that the Supreme Court should overturn. So it was that nearly a year ...