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The real battle for Supreme Court diversity is in the trenches

"In our own era, race and gender have defined so much of our politics," said Jeffrey Toobin, author of the The Nine, an in-depth study of the Supreme Court's history, as he opined about diversity in an article in The New Yorker last year. Toobin described the nation's current obsession with race and gender diversity as yet another manifestation of an age old practice that began with a concern for regional diversity and evolved into a call for religious diversity.

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