Home

Study Finds Women Judges Still Under-Represented
Download PDF
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading...

A study released by the University at Albany-SUNY’s Center for Women in Government and Civil Society found that women judges are still under-represented across the United States. Only New Jersey and Connecticut had achieved a “critical mass” of 33% of women in federal judgeships. In eight states one third of state judgeships are filled by women, but in thirteen states less than 20% of judgeships are filled by women. Overall women make up 22% of all federal judges and 26% of state level judges. In eight states women represent less than 10% of federal judgeships, and are almost non-existent in Montana and New Hampshire.

The report concluded that the disparity cannot be attributed to a lack of qualified women. According to the American Bar Association, women make up 48% of law school graduates and 45% of law firm associates. The report believes a lack of opportunity and access has led to such a disparity.

  
What
Where




 

Interesting Legal Sites You May Like


BCG FEATURED JOB

Locations:

Keyword:



Search Now

Oil and Gas Attorney

USA-TX-San Antonio

San Antonio office of our client seeks oil and gas attorney with experience. The candidate will assi...

Apply Now

Mid-level Federal Income Tax Associate Attorney

USA-WA-Seattle

Seattle office of our client seeks mid-level tax associate attorney with 3-5 years of experience in ...

Apply Now

Litigation Attorney

USA-NJ-Red Bank

Red Bank office of our client seeks litigation attorney with 3-5 years of experience. The candidate ...

Apply Now

RELEVANT JOBS

Corporate Real Estate - Experienced Associate or Junior Partner

USA-IL-Chicago

A busy and growing Chicago Loop law firm (currently 20 lawyers) is seeking an experienced commercial...

Apply now

Attorney

USA-WA-Seattle

Fifth Avenue Law Group PLLC (“FALG”) is a boutique Seattle law firm with a practice emph...

Apply now

Attorney

USA-CA-Sacramento

AV Rated Public Entity Defense Firm seeks associate attorney.  0-2 years\' experience preferred...

Apply now

Litigation Associate

USA-FL-Boca Raton

Intellectual Property litigation firm seeks associate with 3+ yrs experience in federal court. Excel...

Apply now

SEARCH IN ARCHIVE

To Top