By James Arkin (June 15, 2022, 11:09 AM EDT) — President Joe Biden announced three new appellate court nominees Wednesday, tapping a Department of Justice attorney to the D.C. Circuit, in addition to picks for the Fifth and Ninth Circuits.
The new slate, which also includes four district court nominees in Puerto Rico and Minnesota, is Biden’s 19th round of judicial nominations. He has now nominated 105 federal judge picks, according to the White House.
Biden’s pick for the D.C. Circuit is Bradley N. Garcia, a deputy assistant attorney general in the Department of Justice’s Office of Legal Counsel. Garcia is Biden’s fourth pick for the D.C. Circuit since taking office,…