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There’s Another Big Important Way That Biden Could Create A Legacy On The Courts — But It Probably Won’t Happen

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 12: (L-R) House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, Vice President Kamala Harris, President Joe Biden, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Le... WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 12: (L-R) House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, Vice President Kamala Harris, President Joe Biden, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer meet in the Oval Office of the White House on May 12, 2021 in Washington, DC. The administration says that President Biden is hoping to find common ground in his meeting with Congressional leaders. (Photo by Doug Mills-Pool/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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May 20, 2021 12:13 p.m.

As I wrote in a story this morning, the Biden administration’s ultimate impact on the judiciary will be a question of both quantity and quality: how quickly Senate Democrats can help him fill the vacancies Biden is expected to have, and whether Biden will be able to fulfill a vision of advancing nominees that diversify the bench.

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