People of color make up 43% of Maryland’s Court of Appeals, which is the state’s highest court, while 57% of the justices are women.
With redistricting lawsuits pending in the Maryland Court of Appeals, the future of Chief Judge Joseph M. Getty is the object of much speculation.
With these nominations, Gov. Hogan has now made seven appointments to the Court of Appeals, and only one of the sitting judges will have been appointed by former Gov. O’Malley.