Happy Friday from Avalon and Brad, and welcome to another round-up of the week’s news about the judicial bench. This week, we took a closer look at a memorable dissent from a federal appeals court judge, and why one court watcher called it an example of “why diversity on the bench is so critical.” And Biden has only a few weeks left before midterms; what norms could he break to seat as many judges as possible before the Senate potentially flips? 

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Judge James E. Graves Jr. Judge James E. Graves Jr. Photo by Diego M. Radzinschi/ALM

Judge’s Opinion Shows Impact of a Diverse Judiciary