Christine Stuart writes for CT News Junkie that, “Gov. Ned Lamont nominated 13 women and nine men as judges of the Superior Court Friday, a move aimed at ensuring diversity and expertise within the state judiciary.”

“Steve Kennedy, of the People’s Parity Project, said this group of nominees seems more diverse than in years past.

“’We are pleased to see that the current class of nominees is more professionally diverse than the current bench, and it is particularly exciting to see more nominees than usual who have worked for actual people rather than powerful entities like corporations and the state,’ Kennedy said. ‘Although more work is needed to balance the bench, nominees like Tamar Birckhead, Cody Guarnieri, and Sara Nadim, among others, have exactly the kinds of experiences that can benefit the people of Connecticut.'”

Read more at CT News Junkie.