First Openly Gay Federal Judge Deborah Batts Dies

By Madison Alder

Bloomberg Law quoted President Greenberg on the death of USDNY Judge Deborah Batts.

District Judge Deborah Batts, the first openly gay federal judge and a trailblazer for diversity in the judiciary, has died.

She was 72 and served in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, which includes Manhattan.

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