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Davidson-Rita - still image

Davidson-Rita - still image

Maryland lawyer Rita Davidson's life was a series of firsts in her state, among them: the first woman to be appointed appellate judge, the first to be elected judge of the court of special appeals, and the first to sit on the state's highest judicial body—the Maryland Court of Appeals.

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