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1st Black woman sworn in as justice on New Jersey high court

Sep. 2, 2020 8:29 AM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The first Black woman to sit on New Jersey’s Supreme Court has been sworn in. Fabiana Pierre-Louis took the oath of office Tuesday during a private ceremony in Trenton. She had been confirmed by the state senate on Thursday. Pierre-Louis, 39, had been nominated by Gov. Phil...

Senate panel OK's Murphy's pick for Supreme Court justice

Aug. 25, 2020 7:54 AM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey senate committee has unanimously approved the nomination of Fabiana Pierre-Louis to serve on the state Supreme Court. She would be the first black woman to hold the post, if confirmed. The Judiciary Committee voted 11-0 on Monday to move Pierre-Louis' nomination to the...