For SJC, Baker tends to favor smart, moderate judges

Governor facing pressure to increase court’s diversity

IF THERE WERE EVER an example of the enormous power of the governor, it is this: Gov. Charlie Baker, with his next two picks, will appoint the entire seven-member bench of the Supreme Judicial Court. In a nearly unprecedented circumstance, Baker has appointed five justices since taking office in 2015, and the untimely death of(...)

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