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Biden has announced his first list of judicial appointees, and they are poised to make history

23 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement President Joe Biden announced his first judicial picks on Tuesday, noting that his nominations would boost the diversity of the federal judiciary.
The White House said in a statement: "These highly-qualified candidates reflect the President's deeply-held conviction that the federal bench should reflect the full diversity of the American people - both in background and in professional experience."
It continued: "These nominees consist of attorneys who have excelled in the legal field in a wide range of positions, including as renowned jurists, public defenders...
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