Indira Talwani Becomes First South Asian Judge In Massachusetts

5/19/2014
Indian-American Indira Talwani has been confirmed by the U.S. Senate as a federal judge in Massachusetts, making her the first Asian Pacific American federal judge in this State. She is the first person of Asian descent to serve as a judge in Massachusetts and in the First Circuit, which includes Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Puerto Rico and Rhode Island. Talwani is also only the second female judge of South Asian descent nationwide.
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