Courthouse News: Biden announces two federal circuit court nominees

In the News

Erika Williams

This excerpt is from a piece that originally ran on November 17, 2021.

“Today’s nominations again underscore the Biden administration’s commitment to rebalancing the federal judiciary through the appointment of diverse and highly qualified legal professionals,” Alliance for Justice President Rakim H.D. Brooks said in a statement on Wednesday.

Calling Nathan and Mathis “extraordinary nominees,” Brooks urged the Senate Judiciary Committee to confirm both choices.

The nonprofit organization, Brooks said, is especially interested to see how Republican U.S. Senators Marsha Blackburn and Bill Haggerty from Tennessee address Mathis’ nomination.

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