Biden Names Diverse Nominees for the Federal Bench

Posted on AllSides March 30th, 2021
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The president’s first choices for district and appeals court openings reflected his campaign promise to choose judges from outside of traditional backgrounds.

President Biden began a drive to reshape the federal courts on Tuesday with a burst of judicial nominations that put an emphasis on diversity and drew from a broad range of backgrounds including public defenders.

The effort is motivated in part by a desire to offset the conservative mark stamped on the federal judiciary by former President Donald J. Trump, who won confirmation of more than 220 judges,...

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