PRESIDENT Joe Biden is wasting no time in making one of the few indelible marks on history and law a president can make, nominating a diverse group of nine women and two men to federal judicial posts.

The intended nominees would put the first Muslim American on the federal bench and the first Asian American or Pacific Islander to serve in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia and the first woman of color to serve as a federal judge for the District of Maryland.

One of Biden’s picks, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, could be a contender for the Supreme Court if an opening occurs. Jackson, Biden’s intended nominee to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, would fulfill Biden’s campaign promise to nominate a Black woman to the high court. Jackson, now a judge on the U.S. District Court for D.C., has been in the mix for the Supreme Court before, when Barack Obama was president.

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