Fresno Bee: A daughter of the San Joaquin Valley should be the newest federal court judge in Fresno
This excerpt is from a piece that originally ran on January 21, 2022.
President Biden has made diversifying the federal judiciary a key goal of his presidency. According to the Ethics and Public Policy Center, which has tracked his nominations, Biden has made good on that promise in his first year. Of Biden’s 40 nominees, 75% are women, nearly 65% are people of color, and nearly 30% have experience as public defenders, Bloomberg Law reported, citing research by the Alliance for Justice.