H/T Nancy Leong (@nancyleong)
Breaking news out of the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA)!
Judge Indira Talwani has just been confirmed to the US District Court for Massachusetts in a unanimous vote, making her the first Asian American federal judge for the state of Massachusetts, the first Asian American to serve as an Article III judge in the First Circuit, and the second South Asian American female Article III judge in US history!
NAPABA issued a statement, saying this:
NAPABA further notes that with Talwani’s confirmation today, there are now 25 federal judges in the United States of Asian descent.
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