Historic bid to become Afghanistan’s first female justice falls 9 votes short

By Sudarsan Raghavan, July 28, 2015

KABUL — The day is still etched in the Afghan judge’s mind more than a decade later — when she was in Washington, when she met with Supreme Court justices Sandra Day O’Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg. She recalls feeling awed and barely present, her thoughts instead flittering back to her country. Read full article >>