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Gov. Baker Taps Appeals Court Judge For State's Highest Court05:22

Gov. Charlie Baker (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
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On Wednesday, Gov. Charlie Baker nominated state Appeals Court Judge Elspeth "Ellie" B. Cypher to serve on the Supreme Judicial Court. This is Baker's fourth nomination in just over two years. Cypher would fill the position held by Justice Margot Botsford, who will be retiring next month.


Nancy Gertner, retired federal judge, Harvard law professor and WBUR legal analyst. She tweets @ngertner.

This segment aired on February 9, 2017.

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