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Black caucus asks Gov. Scott for more diverse judges

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November

Gov. Rick Scott was urged Tuesday by the Florida Legislative Black Caucus to appoint fewer "Scott clones" and more African-Americans to judicial openings.

Two of the 36 judges Scott has appointed since January are African-American, a record Rep. Darryl Rouson called "bleak."

"They might not always think like you, but they respect the rule of law," said Rouson, D-St. Petersburg.

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[Last modified: Tuesday, November 1, 2011 9:59pm]

    

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