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Biden Plans to Nominate Michelle Childs to D.C. Circuit (2)

Dec. 23, 2021, 7:53 PMUpdated: Dec. 23, 2021, 9:19 PM

Judge J. Michelle Childs is President Joe Biden’s intended nominee for a seat on the federal appeals court in Washington, D.C., that’s sometimes considered the second-highest in the land.

Biden announced his plans on Thursday to nominate Childs to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit . He also nominated the Southern Poverty Law Center’s Deputy Legal Director Nancy Gbana Abudu to a seat on the Atlanta-based Eleventh Circuit.

Childs, 55, a judge in the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina, is viewed by some as a potential contender for the U.S. Supreme ...