Diversity of the Bench: South Dakota
|Supreme Court||Circuit Court|
|African American/Black Judges||0||0|
|Native American Judges||0||0|
|Asian/Pacific Island Judges||0||0|
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 Bar Association's Judges of the Nation Gender Ratio Summary, 20th ed (2010).