|Posted on 1/25/2018 1:41:00 PM.|
A new study out of Tulane finds that Louisiana is making slow progress in electing minorities and women to judgeships. Professor of Political Science Sally Kenney says racial minorities are 36% of the state’s population, but non-white judges were only at 22 percent. She says women judges comprised less than 32 percent of all state and federal judges in Louisiana.
|Sally Kenney, judgeships, louisiana, minorities, tulane|
|Posted on 3/10/2017 2:57:00 AM.|
Out of four judicial races in Louisiana this year, every candidate running in the March 25 election is a woman. A Newcomb College Institute of Tulane University study, authored by Sally Kenney, finds even though the Bayou State ranks fairly low when it comes to women in the legislature...
|Tulane University, Sally Kenney, judicial race|
|Posted on 10/25/2016 5:54:00 AM.|
A Tulane University study finds women and racial minorities are not widely present in Louisiana’s judicial system. The report says women make up 51% of Louisiana’s population, only 30% of state judgeships are held by women. Political scientist Sally Kenney with Tulane’s Newcomb College Institute says we need to start conversations about women and minority inclusion.
|Sally Kenney, Tulane, judicial system|