Zahid n. Qureshi is a former Army JAG, having experience working for DHS
President Biden on Tuesday, Judge Ann. Qureshi was designated as a federal judge in the US District Court for the District of New Jersey, a move that if confirmed would make the army veteran a lifetime-appointed Muslim federal judge.
The White House attracted the very best and brightest minds of the American legal profession, “the White House said in a statement on Tuesday that a list also includes 10 other nominees.” Deeply qualified and ready to deliver justice impartially – and at the same time they represent the broad diversity of backgrounds, experiences and perspective that makes our nation strong. “
Qureshi was appointed as a magistrate judge in the New Jersey district in 2019 after judges asked him to join the bench. A magistrate judge is not technically considered a member of the Federal Bench, in the same way that a district court or circuit judge is, because the post is not mentioned in Article III of the Constitution and magistrate judges are not appointed by the President goes.
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Magistrate judges are assigned by statute to oversee certain cases and hostile actions may also be assigned by district judges.
Qureshi, who is of Pakistani origin, received his law degree from Rutgers Law School, where he currently serves as an assistant professor.
Qureshi was a military prosecutor with the JAG Corps during his time in the military and deployed to Iraq in 2004 and 2006, according to the Rutgers bio page. He Later worked with the Department of Homeland Security and then served as a federal prosecutor in the New Jersey District.
According to his Rutgers bio, including the 2019 New Jersey Muslim Lawyers Association Trailblazer of the Year Award, Biden Nominee also received several accolades for his work.
Just before the appointment of his magistrate judge, Qureshi worked in a white-collar private practice at law firm Riker Denzig, where he was also the chief diversity officer, according to Rutgers.
“The first Muslim-American who was nominated to serve on the federal bench was denied that opportunity to serve and was Abid Qureshi,” senior director at the liberal courts conference for civil and human rights by fair courts Campaigned Qureshi was nominated in late 2016, months before former President Barack Obama stepped down.
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“It is certainly time that there is too much representation in terms of different religions or even there is no belief on the bench,” Zvaransteya said.
There are no hearings or votes scheduled for Quarish or any of Biden’s candidates in the Senate, and it is unclear how fast the Senate Judiciary Committee will proceed with the nomination.
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, DN.Y. Said in a statement on Tuesday, “The Senate will work quickly to confirm President Biden’s brilliant and accomplished judicial pix.” “America is much better when our rich diversity is reflected in every aspect of society, especially our justice system. We will have hearings and judges confirmed to fill the growing number of vacancies on federal backs and disqualified Donald Trump.” Will significantly reduce the effect., Right-wing judge. “
But judicial committee ranking member Chuck Grassley, R-Eva, aims to pump the brakes through the committee to speed up representations – while also leaving open the possibility that Republicans may pat some of Biden’s judiciary.
“The Judiciary Committee must evaluate each nominee on the basis of its merits and qualifications. The committee must look to see if they have the experience, temperament, and commitment to the constitution necessary to be a federal judge.” They should give a stern look. said. “We should neither have a rubber stamp, nor should we oppose those designated as courses, as many Democrats did during the Trump administration.”
Meanwhile, some Republicans, widely criticized Biden’s nominees.
Carrie Severin, president of the Judicial Crisis Network, said, “It’s time for a comeback – we know that liberal black-money organizations spent millions of dollars on President Joe Biden to contribute to his campaign in the White House.” Said on “Granthshala and Friends” on Tuesday.
In a separate Granthshala News statement, he said, “The black money network on the left sought judges who would stamp their radical political agenda and are reaching Biden.”
Former President Donald Trump Oversaw entered office after prolific efforts to appoint more than 230 judges for federal president – more than any president in history except former President Jimmy Carter.
Trump confirmed three of his Supreme Court nominees, more than any president – including two terms since former President Ronald Reagan.