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Diversity of the Bench: Texas

  Supreme Court Court of Criminal Appeals Court of Appeals District Court
Judgeships 9 9 80 453
Women Judges 2 4 32 118
African American/Black Judges 2 0 2 13
Latino/Hispanic Judges 2 0 9 72
Native American Judges 0 0 0 0
Asian/Pacific Island Judges 0 0 1 4

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).