Biden Nominates 1st Openly LGBT Woman To 2nd Circ.

By Khorri Atkinson (August 5, 2021, 10:58 AM EDT) -- President Joe Biden on Thursday announced four new judicial nominees including a Second Circuit pick who would be the first openly LGBT woman to serve on a federal appellate court.

Justice Beth Robinson, pictured in 2011 taking the oath as an associate justice on the Vermont Supreme Court, would be the first openly LGBT woman to serve on a federal circuit court if confirmed to the Second Circuit. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot) The three other candidates on Biden's sixth slate of judicial picks are for federal district courts in Colorado and Washington state and the top court in the District of Columbia,...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS

Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!