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[REGIONAL NEWS] Nevada Supreme Court’s new female majority makes history

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Justice Abbi Silver, from left, Justice Lidia Stiglich, Justice Elissa Cadish and Justice Kristina Pickering pose at the Supreme Court of Nevada in downtown Las Vegas on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019


Las Vegas Assessment-Journal

For the primary time in Nevada history, extra ladies than males are on the helm of the state’s highest courtroom.

The 2 latest Nevada Supreme Courtroom justices, each ladies, have been sworn in Monday, giving ladies a Four-Three majority on the courtroom.

“It’s about time,” Miriam Shearing, the state’s first female Supreme Courtroom justice, advised the Las Vegas Assessment-Journal. “I think that Nevada citizens are realizing that women can be just as effective — if not more so — as men in high positions in the legal profession. I’m very gratified to see it.”

Shearing served on the excessive courtroom from 1993 till her retirement in 2005.

The new group took the bench for the primary time Tuesday to remarks from Chief Justice Mark Gibbons, who famous that it was “certainly a historic day.”


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