Judge Removes California Law Requiring Women in Boards

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A state judge repealed a California law that required companies in the state to put female directors on their boards; This was the second legislative setback in several months for efforts to enforce board diversity.

Judge Maureen Duffy-Lewis The California Supreme Court in Los Angeles ruled that the 2018 law was unconstitutional because it violated the equal protection clause of the state constitution, according to a copy of the ruling.