Black judges

Judge Dana Douglas has made history as the first Black woman to serve on the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. 
/ December 14, 2022
District Court Judge Rick Lawrence made history this week when he became the first Black justice of the Maine Supreme Judicial Court. 
/ May 6, 2022
Supreme Court nominee Judge Ketanji Brown
Nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson may become the first African American woman on the U.S. Supreme Court and other Black women are supporting her.
/ March 24, 2022
Judge Vanessa Harris -
Vanessa Harris will replace suspended judge Michelle Odinet after a video of her using racial slurs went viral on social media.
/ December 19, 2021
“When lawmakers say ‘we should get rid of judges,’ you can hear segregationist Senators, writing bills to strip courts of their power,” U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves said.
/ April 13, 2019