Vox: What Biden’s first list of judicial nominees tells us about his approach to the courts

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Ian Millhiser

This excerpt is from a piece that originally ran on March 30, 2021.

2014 report by the liberal Alliance for Justice found that only 3.6 percent of Obama’s lower-court nominees worked for public interest groups. And while 43 percent of his district court nominees and 38 percent of his circuit court nominees had worked as prosecutors, only 15 percent and 7 percent of those nominees, respectively, worked as public defenders.

Read the complete piece on Vox.