Sara Bedigian writes for The Daily Campus:

The People’s Parity Project at the University of Connecticut’s School of Law is a part of the Connecticut Pro-People Judiciary Coalition that is calling for Gov. Ned Lamont to nominate more judges with increased professional diversity. […]

Steve Kennedy, a student at UConn Law and the organizing and network director for PPP, said he is disappointed to see the lack of professional diversity at the appellate level. “It is incredibly disheartening as a public interest law student to see how neglected public defender, legal aid, plaintiffs’ and labor attorneys have been at the highest levels of our state courts,” Kennedy said in the press release. “These are the attorneys closest to the people of our state impacted most intimately by our laws, but far too often that experience is considered a liability rather than a strength.”

Read more in The Daily Campus.