PRESS RELEASE August-28-2020

Senate Votes to Confirm Supreme Court Nominee Pierre-Louis

Trenton – Senate President Steve Sweeney issued the following statement after the Senate voted 39-0 to approve the nomination of Ms. Fabiana Pierre-Louis to serve on the New Jersey Supreme Court:

“I would like to congratulate Ms. Pierre-Louis, a first generation American and the first Black woman to serve on the New Jersey Supreme Court. This is a historical day for our state. Ms. Pierre-Louis is a New Jersey success story who will bring more diversity to the highest court of the most diverse state in the country. She will provide a perspective gained by her personal and legal experiences to a Court with the ultimate legal responsibility for cases and issues that can have a real-life impact on generations of New Jersey residents.”

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