Newsday: Joe Biden races to install a more diverse federal bench

In the News

Tom Brune

This excerpt is from a piece that originally ran on April 16, 2023.

“This administration has done really a phenomenal job of making sure that we are moving forward with progressive voices,” said Kimberly Humphrey, legal director for federal courts at the nonprofit advocacy group Alliance for Justice. 

“But when we look at the 100-plus vacancies that we still need to fill, we’re concerned just in terms of the pace, especially at this point,” Humphrey said. “We’re moving in the right direction, but we still have a lot of work to do.” 

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