March/April 2005 issue
First All-Woman District Court Panel
Back on September 4,
Circuit Judge David
Circuit Judge Diana
Murphy, Judge Joan
Ericksen, and Judge Karen Schreier, pursuant to
28 U.S.C. 2284(b)(1), to hear the Voting Rights
Acts case of Quick Bear Quiver v. Hazeltin, Civ.
The judges were chosen by random drawing from
all of the active district and circuit judges within
the 8 Circuit. It is probable that this is the first th
three-judge district court panel consisting entirely
of women. A hearing was held before the three
judges on April 26 in Rapid City, South Dakota.
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