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Meet The History-Making Black Women Federal Judges

Biden has witnessed more Black female federal judges appointed under his administration than ever before.

Two Black women have made history in their respective state court systems. 

President Joe Biden nominated both to serve on the U.S. District Courts late last year in a history-defining moment. These endorsements reveal that 35 Black women have been approved by Biden and confirmed by senators as federal judges. Biden has witnessed more Black female federal judges appointed under his administration than ever before.

NOMINEE: Cristal Brisco to the Northern District of IndianaJudge Brisco is highly qualified, having experience as a superior court judge and former civil litigator.With deep ties to the Hoosier State and the support of Senators Braun and Young, she’s ready to serve. pic.twitter.com/duU6ZLbRvj— Senate Judiciary Committee (@JudiciaryDems) December 14, 2023

“I roll up my sleeves to put in the work of research and study of the law so that I can issue well-reasoned decisions that use clear and accessible language, so that the litigants who appear before me, and the public alike, understand the reasoning behind and are able to receive fair and impartial justice,” Brisco said during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on her nomination last month, according to The Times.

CONFIRMED: Jacquelyn Austin to the District of South CarolinaA highly qualified jurist, Judge Austin earned bipartisan support for her confirmation.She will serve this court with honor. pic.twitter.com/tPqXmpc75j— Senate Judiciary Committee (@JudiciaryDems) January 24, 2024

Congratulations to these two history-making Black women!

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Source: Black Enterprise

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