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Posted by: Brittany Sims on Jan 23, 2014

The state attorney general’s office is appealing Davidson County Judge Hamilton Gayden’s ruling that the seven-man, two-woman makeup of the Judicial Performance Evaluation Commission is discriminatory, making the commission invalid. An Associated Press report on WSMV says that state law requires the commission to have a makeup approximately that of the state’s population in terms of race and gender. On the advice of the attorney general’s office, the commission held its regularly scheduled meeting last Friday.