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State of New Jersey

Diversity of the Bench: New Jersey

  Supreme Court Appellate Division, Superior Court Superior Court
Judgeships 7 35 393
Women Judges 3 18 92
African American/Black Judges 0 2 33
Latino/Hispanic Judges 1 3 17
Native American Judges 0 0 0
Asian/Pacific Island Judges 0 0 1

Figures for appellate courts were updated by AJS staff in October 2009. Race/ethnicity figures for trial courts were derived from the American Bar Association's Directory of Minority Judges of the United States, 4th ed. (2008).  Gender figures for trial courts were derived from The American Bench’s “Judges of the Nation Gender Ratio Summary,” 20th ed (2010).