Supreme Court Bar Baffled By 'Unusual' Delay In SG Selection

By Jimmy Hoover (July 23, 2021, 7:29 PM EDT) -- President Joe Biden has yet to name his permanent choice to the position of solicitor general six months into his first year in office, leaving court watchers and U.S. Supreme Court practitioners to speculate what's causing the hold-up for one of the top posts in the U.S. Department of Justice.

As Biden continues his efforts to counteract his predecessor's streak of judicial appointments, nominations to top posts in the DOJ have come at a slower clip.

Among the most notable nomination delays is for the position of solicitor general, the No. 3 official at the DOJ who represents the federal government...

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