Bloomberg Law
April 23, 2021, 2:57 PM

First Biden Judicial Picks Get Senate Judiciary Hearing (1)

Madison Alder
Madison Alder

The Senate Judiciary Committee’s initial hearing for President Joe Biden’s first judicial nominations, including D.C. Circuit nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson, who is considered a potential Supreme Court candidate, will take place April 28.

The hearing, which will have a panel for circuit and district nominees, features candidates who would bring diversity to the courts to which they’re nominated.

In addition to Jackson, the first panel will also hear from Candace Jackson-Akiwumi, who is nominated to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. Jackson-Akiwumi, who is Black, would be the only person of color on the Chicago-based circuit. ...

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