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For immediate release: February 10, 2006
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New Jersey Courts Elevate First African American Woman to Appellate Division

Superior Court Judge Paulette Sapp-Peterson has been named to the Appellate Division effective Mar. 1, today announced Chief Justice Deborah T. Poritz. She is the first African American woman to serve in this role.

"Our appellate bench continues to be one of the best in the country," said