The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday, Jan.19, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo / Mariam Zuhaib)

According to the National Association for Law Placement, Black women made up 3.17% of associates at America’s law firms in 2021 but less than 1% of partners. Women of color overall made up nearly 16% of associates at America’s law firms but only about 4% of the partners.

Supreme Court Associate Justice Stephen Breyer listens during a forum at the French Cultural Center in Boston, Feb. 13, 2017.  (AP Photo / Steven Senne, File)

Liberal Justice Stephen Breyer will retire, giving Presoemt Joe Biden the first Supreme Court pick of his presidency.

It's the start of a new U.S. Supreme Court term. We look at what some of this year's biggest cases could be. 

Justice Stephen Breyer

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer talks with Phil Ponce in a rare interview on the direction of the Supreme Court and his book, Making Our Democracy Work: A Judge's View.