Thursday, October 25, 2012
70 Open Federal Judge Appointments Will Have Long-Term Latino Impact
Federal court judges make decisions that directly impact the lives of Latinos, said Thomas Saenz, president and general counsel of the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, during an event in Washington on the 2012 election and the Latino workforce.
Some of the vacancies are in states where Latinos make up nearly a third of the population, such as Texas (38 percent) and Arizona (30 percent). Nevada's population is 27 percent Latino, and Colorado's is 20 percent.
Read more: http://www.nationaljournal.com/thenextamerica/workforce/70-open-federal-judge-appointments-will-have-long-term-latino-impact-20121004