Ginsburg Credits Kavanaugh For Helping Boost Number Of Female Supreme Court Clerks

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Via The Hill:

Ruth Bader Ginsburg gave credit to her fellow Supreme Court justice Brett Kavanaugh on Friday, touting the court’s newest member for boosting the number of female law clerks serving the court.

Ginsburg, in prepared remarks to a conference for judges in New York, noted that while women have made progress toward equal representation among the court’s clerks, there are areas where improvements are still needed.

“Justice Kavanaugh made history by bringing on board an all-female law clerk crew. Thanks to his selections, the Court has this Term, for the first time ever, more women than men serving as law clerks,” she said, according to remarks released by the court.

“[But] women did not fare nearly as well as advocates,” Ginsburg continued. “Only about 21% of the attorneys presenting oral argument this Term were female; of the thirty-four attorneys who appeared more than once, only six were women.”

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