Joe Biden and Senate Democrats have teamed up to secure confirmation from more judges in his first year in office than any other president in history.
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said in a statement provided to PoliticusUSA:
This morning, Senate Democrats confirmed the 40e a judge appointed by President Biden to serve on the federal bench for life, the highest number in a president’s first year in the past forty years.
These judges will bring much-needed diversity to the judiciary: not only demographic diversity but professional diversity as well, adding to the breadth and depth of knowledge possessed by the courts. Due to President Biden and Senate Democrats’ commitment to restoring the federal justice system, it is no longer a bench, that is, just prosecutors, partners of major law firms. lawyers, but rather many, many others, from different backgrounds with different and necessary perspectives. on the federal bench such as public defenders, civil rights lawyers, election experts, and more.