U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder joined a crowd of judicial luminaries at the New York Court of Appeals on Thursday to witness history: the investiture of his law school friend, Sheila Abdus-Salaam, as the first black woman to sit on New York's highest court. The first black attorney general said Abdus-Salaam showed she was something special back in law school.
Abdus-Salaam Makes History on N.Y. High Court
New York Law Journal
June 25, 2013