From New Jersey, Biden’s first judicial nominee confirmed for federal bench

Newark native Julien Neals was first nominated to the federal bench in 2015 by then-President Barack Obama

The U.S. Senate confirmed Julien Neals to become a federal judge in New Jersey. Neals is a native of Newark and is currently the county counsel for Bergen County. Neals is President Joe Biden’s first judicial nominee and was initially nominated to the federal bench in 2015 by then-President Barack Obama but his nomination expired in January 2017.

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