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 FINDINGS
FY 2015 FDO Workforce Composition—Legal Professional
Asian Hispanic/ Female Male
2.0%
Native Native
American American Islander Pacific Race Not
Male Female Male Islander Reported
Asian Hispanic/ Female 2.3%
Race Not 1.1% Male
0.8%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1% Female
0.1% Female Reported
Pacific
 Latino
 Latino 5.5% Male
African 5.8% American
Male
4.3%
African American Female 5.8%
FY 2015 FDO Workforce Composition — Executives
White Male
40.5%
                      White Female
31.7%
   African
American American
Latino RaceNot Male Reported
Female
2.5%
African American Male 10.1%
1.3% Female 1.3%
Native Female
2.5%
Hispanic/
      White Female
29.1%
White Male
50%
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Federal defenders who have focused on recruiting attorneys of color have acknowledged modest successes.864 But almost all federal defenders, when asked by the Committee, said they were dissatisfied with the current makeup of their offices and were working to improve the diversity of their workforce.865
864 DorisRandle-Holt,FPD,W.D.Tenn.,PublicHearing—Birmingham,Ala.,Panel6,Writ.Test.,at2; Jim Wyda, FPD, D. Md., Public Hearing—Philadelphia, Pa., Panel 10, Tr., at 30. This includes lawyers and non-lawyers.
865 See,e.g.,DeborahWilliams,FPD,S.D.Ohio,PublicHearing—Philadelphia,Pa.,Panel10,Tr.,at30 (“I will say that I’m working on it.”); Michael Desautels, FPD, D. Vt., Public Hearing—Philadelphia, Pa., Panel 10, Tr., at 30 (“I would say work in progress also in the district of Vermont.”); Richard Coughlin, FPD, D.N.J., Public Hearing—Philadelphia, Pa., Panel 10, Tr., at 31 (“It’s gotten a lot better than when I started and over time, hopefully, we’ll continue to improve.”).
No recommendation presented herein represents T H E A D H O C C O M M I T T E E T O R E V I E W T H E C R I M I N A L J U S T I C E A C T the policy of the Judicial Conference of the United States unless approved by the Conference itself.




















































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