Governor Brewer has appointed Division One Judge Ann Timmer to the Arizona Supreme Court. Although it has been noted by some that Timmer's appointment changes the court's composition to 4 Republicans and 1 Democrat, we think it is more notable that this brings to 3 the number of former Court of Appeals judges on the state's highest court. We suppose it is also noteworthy that Justice Timmer becomes the fourth woman appointed to the court. The previous three all ascended to the role of Chief Justice.
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