Judicial Nominations Update – May 25, 2021

Last week, the Senate Judiciary Committee reported out to the full Senate the first judicial nominees of the Biden administration. These included two circuit court picks. The vote on Ketanji Brown Jackson for the D.C. Circuit was 13–9 with two Republicans, Lindsey Graham and John Cornyn, voting aye with the committee Democrats. The vote for Candace Jackson-Akiwumi for the Seventh Circuit was 12–10, with Graham again crossing over in support.

Tomorrow the Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a nomination hearing for federal circuit nominee Tiffany Cunningham, along with a district court nominee and four picks for various positions in the Justice Department, including assistant attorney general at the head of the Criminal Division …

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