Judge Sotamayor gets reversed a lot.
That by itself could point to a raised level of diversity in the kinds of opinions in the judicial system.
The trouble is that it is her reasoning, not her conclusions, with which her fellow judges disagree. They don't think she gets the whole judging thing all that well.
Which is the first problem with imposing physical diversity in the hopes of achieving diversity of opinion: you may get diversity, but it will be achieved by lowering the overall quality of the whole.
The second problem with imposing physical diversity in the hopes of achieving opinion diversity is that you really can't judge a book by its cover.
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