Court orders firm to use minority lawyers

Follow the links for articles reporting that a NY judge ordered a firm to have minority and women lawyers on a certain case.

Is it really necessary to have absolute representation in terms of race and gender? This is why I love the America of conservatives and not the new progressive America that liberals are making it into – in my America, I am valued as a citizen apart from my race, and my views are judged absolutely according to one standard. In fact, aren’t those supporting minority representation¬† implicitly stating that there’s something essentially different about minorities if we can’t represent each other even in a law case?! My gorge rises at it.

As described here and here.