A Lil Positivity: San Francisco Superior Court Bench Elects First Female Black Presiding Judge

- By Bossip Staff


San Francisco Superior Court Bench Elects First Female Black Judge

Can you believe the The San Francisco Superior Court Bench has FINALLY elected its first female African-American presiding judge?! According to ABC 7 News:

Judge Teri L. Jackson, who ran unopposed, has been a member of the San Francisco Bench since September 2002. Jackson’s two-year term will begin Jan. 1, according to court officials.

“The San Francisco branch reflects the diversity of our city and the entire Bay Area, and we are fortunate to have such a diverse, energetic and innovative group of judges to assure equal and fair access to justice for all people who use our courts,” Jackson said in a statement.

“Together we share a commitment to assure that all San Franciscans are served justly and fairly in our justice system,” Jackson said.

Congrats to Judge Teri L. Jackson on this tremendous achievement!

Superior Court of California

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