President Biden Announces Six More Federal Judicial Nominations

The Federal Docket

May 14, 2021

President Biden announced his third slate of nominations to the federal judiciary. The circuit nominees, if confirmed, will fill vacancies in the First Circuit, Second Circuit, and Tenth Circuit, and the group includes the chief judge of the District of Puerto Rico and the first Native American judge in Washington State history. All three nominees have also been public defenders at one point. President Biden has also nominated judges for the District of Massachusetts, the Western District of Washington, and the District of New Jersey.

President Biden has made 19 nominations to the federal judiciary. None of been given a vote or confirmed yet.

Click here to read the “On the Bench” tracker for updates on the nominations.

Click here to read the White House press release.

Tom Church - Tom is a trial and appellate lawyer focusing on criminal defense and civil trials. Tom is the author of "The Federal Docket" and is a contributor to Mercer Law Review's Annual Survey in the areas of federal sentencing guidelines and criminal law. Tom graduated with honors from the University of Georgia Law School where he served as a research assistant to the faculty in the areas of constitutional law and civil rights litigation. Read Tom's reviews on AVVO. Follow Tom on Linkedin.

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