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GSCBWLA Honors Florida’s Black Women Judges

This month our nation observes the 40th anniversary of the enactment of Pub. L. 97-28, which designated the week of March 7, 1982 as “Women’s History Week”, the precursor to “Women’s History Month.”  Coincidentally, 1981 is also the first year that an African American woman – former Judge Leah Simms – was elected to serve as a member of the judiciary in the state of Florida. […]