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NEBRASKA

Nebraska Organizer(s):

 

Cathy Trent-Villim

ctrent-vilim@ldmlaw.com

Susan Koenig

susan@coachkoenig.com

 

Women serving on the federal bench in Nebraska include:

District Court Judge Laurie Smith Camp

Magistrate Judge Cheryl Zwart

Magistrate Judge Susan Bazis

Justice Scale

17% of Nebraska’s state court judges are white women compared to 41% of the population and 4% are women of color compared to 9% of the population.

Gavel Gap

Main photo: Infinity organizers like Nebraska’s Cathy Trent-Villim participate in annual events and strategic planning sponsored by the project. At the 2012 event, Eastern District of Missouri Magistrate Judge Nannette Baker shared her perspectives with Cathy and others interested in gender equity on the bench.


 

Recent News

Susan Bazis selected as new Magistrate Judge (2016)

Gov. Ricketts appoints Judge Stephanie Stacy to Supreme Court (2015)

Nebraska’s judicial diversity (2014)

Women judges increase in numbers, but barriers might remain (2006)

Resources

Nebraska Judicial Nominating Commissioner's Manual

Ballotopedia: Judicial Selection in Nebraska

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