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Nelson under fire from women re judicial panel

The Miami Herald story about a prominent Cuban-American Democrat's criticism of Sen. Bill Nelson's appointments to a powerful panel that screens potential federal judges drew the attention of female attorneys, who also say the committee isn't diverse enough.

The Gwen S. Cherry Black Women Lawyers Association writes in a letter to Nelson that there is not a single black woman on the 56-member committee, and few Hispanic women. Read it here: Download JNC%20Protest%20Letter%20-%20Final%20(Nelson)[1]

The letter from the president of the Cuban-American Bar Association is here: Download SenNelsonLtr02