Bloomberg Law
March 24, 2020, 8:04 PM

Biden Has Four Black Women on Supreme Court Shortlist

Ryan Teague Beckwith
Ryan Teague Beckwith
Bloomberg News

Donald Trump reassured conservatives in 2016 with a shortlist of 25 Supreme Court nominees he said he would choose from.

Former Vice President Joe Biden’s list is much shorter.

During the March 15 Democratic presidential debate, Biden promised to appoint a black woman to the nation’s highest court if elected. On ABC’s “The View” on Monday, he said he had four women in mind.

“There are at least four women that I think are fully capable and their background suggests they would be great additions to the court,” he said. “The Supreme Court more than any other institution should reflect ...