Bloomberg Law
Sept. 2, 2021, 8:46 AM

Biden Takes Time Weighing Next Pick for D.C. Circuit

Madison Alder
Madison Alder

President Joe Biden has a second seat to fill on the federal appeals court in the District of Columbia with less pressure to select a nominee quickly, a number of names circulating in the legal community, and one group pushing for the first Hispanic member.

D.C. Circuit Judge David Tatel says he’ll step down once a replacement is appointed, which immediately lowers the temperature on the nomination to the court considered the second most-powerful in the country.

“My guess is they are thinking very long and hard about who they’re going to put there,” said John P. Collins, a ...

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