Delighted Friday from Avalon and Brad, and welcome to another roundup of news about the judiciary. Today, we had a look at 2 of President Biden’s judicial candidates who withdrew just recently, and why. Plus, we have actually got ideas from one federal judge about how to increase the general public’s faith in the judiciary as independent: more non-partisan benefit choice committees.
Michael Arthur Delaney affirms prior to the Senate Judiciary Committee throughout his verification hearing to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the First Circuit, on Feb. 15, 2023. Image: Diego M. Radzinschi/ALM