Bloomberg Law
Jan. 7, 2021, 9:45 AMUpdated: Jan. 7, 2021, 8:54 PM

Georgia Opens Path for Bold Push on Judges—If Biden Wants It (2)

Madison Alder
Madison Alder

Republicans’ success at filling court vacancies means President-elect Joe Biden might have to wait a while before he can make his mark on the judiciary, even with a newly Democratic-controlled Senate to approve his choices.

When vacancies open up, the question is whether Biden has the appetite to be as aggressive as Republican Donald Trump has been, and progressives in his party want him to be.

Past Democratic presidents haven’t shown the same ardor as Republicans for remaking the bench, a pattern that could repeat itself if Biden focuses on combating the pandemic and recession.

“This is something Republicans get ...

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