Alliance for Justice Celebrates the Confirmation of Judge Nicole Berner

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WASHINGTON, D.C., March 19, 2024 – Today the Senate voted to confirm Nicole Berner as the newest judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. Berner is not only a movement lawyer with significant experience in labor law and civil rights litigation, but she also brings Jewish and LGBTQ+ representation to the federal bench.

Alliance for Justice President Rakim H.D. Brooks issued the following statement:

“We can finally say the words ‘Judge Nicole Berner.’ Berner is a phenomenal lawyer who champions a vision of our Constitution that protects all Americans, not just the wealthy and powerful. Our courts so desperately need more movement lawyers, and namely labor lawyers, like her on the bench.

“The Senate should now immediately turn to also confirming Adeel Mangi, another incredibly qualified nominee who has been the subject of gross, false attacks. Berner and Mangi are the pinnacle of the kind of judges our courts deserve.”