Law360: Civil Rights Atty Becomes 11th Circ.’s 1st Black Woman Judge

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Katie Buehler


This excerpt is from a piece that originally ran on May 18, 2023.

Judicial advocacy group Alliance for Justice applauded Abudu’s confirmation in a statement Thursday.

“She is an incredibly accomplished attorney and embodies the kind of diversity and commitment to
equal justice still so desperately needed on our federal courts,” the group’s president, Rakim H.D.
Brooks, said. “We can only hope her confirmation breaks open the dam and portends the
confirmation of so many other worthy nominees.”

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