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Christie Nominees to Supreme Court Include First Asian-American Justice

Bloomberg News Wire

January 23, 2011

After Governor Chris Christie announced that he was nominating the first-ever Asian American and an openly gay justice on the high court, Peter Verniero, Chair of the Sills Cummis & Gross Appellate Practice Group and former Associate Justice, stated: "The addition of even one member on a seven-member court can be significant - with two new members even more so...This is a very significant day for the court."