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Geraldine Hines Nominated To Mass. High Court03:19

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Gov. Deval Patrick on Friday nominated Massachusetts Appeals Court Judge Geraldine Hines to serve on the state's Supreme Judicial Court. The nomination comes as a result of a vacancy created by the retirement of Chief Justice Roderick Ireland.

If confirmed, Hines would become the first African-American woman on the SJC.

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