Law.com reports Senate Confirms Roopali Desai as 1st South Asian Judge on 9th Circuit — Desai, a partner at Coppersmith Brockelman, was confirmed in a 67-29 vote, “making her the first South Asian judge to sit on the country’s largest federal appeals court.” (See 9th Cir. News Release.)
Also of note: On August 25, the FBA N.D.Cal. Chapter, Women Attorneys Advocacy Project, and The Impact Fund, present a Zoom Webinar titled THE CONTINUING STRUGGLE: ENDING BIAS AGAINST WOMEN IN THE LAW AND THE JUDICIARY, which includes Judge Berzon as a panelist. RSVP by August 22 to AdvocateStewart@aol.com.