Bloomberg Law
July 14, 2022, 8:54 PMUpdated: July 14, 2022, 10:10 PM

Biden Rolls Out Third Batch of Judicial Nominees This Week (1)

Madison Alder
Madison Alder

President Joe Biden announced plans to name five more district court nominees, bringing the total federal juridical nominations announced this week to 16.

The new list, announced Thursday, comes as progressives are pushing the White House and Senate Democrats to move faster on nominations as midterms threaten the slim Senate majority that aids the confirmation process.

The batch includes Oregon Supreme Court Justice Adrienne Nelson, who would be the first Black woman on the US District Court for the District of Oregon, if confirmed.

It also included Cooley LLP partner Lindsay Jenkins, who is a planned nominee for the Northern ...