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Nusrat Jehan Choudhury: First Female Muslim Judge in USA

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Washington: Nusrat Jehan Choudhury: First Female Muslim Judge in the USA.

President Joe Biden has named the first Muslim woman in the United States as a federal judge.

Nusrat Jahan hails from Bangladesh and is based in the United States of America.

For the first time in US history, President Joe Biden has appointed a Muslim woman from Bangladesh as a federal judge.

According to the International News Agency, US President Joe Biden has nominated Nusrat Jahan, Legal Director of the American Civil Liberties Union Illinois, for the District Court of the Eastern District of New York.

Nusrat, 44, of Bangladeshi descent, will be the first Muslim woman to become a US federal judge.

President Joe Biden’s nomination of Nusrat Jahan as a federal judge has yet to be approved by the US Senate, but a majority of the government is likely to approve it.

Nusrat Jehan Education and Career:

  • Nusrat Jehan Choudhury earned a Bachelor of Arts from Columbia University in 1998.
  • She did her Master of Public Administration from the Princeton School of Public and International Affairs in 2006.
  • She is also a Juris Doctor from Yale Law School in 2006.
  • Nusrat began her career as a law clerk.
  • She worked for Judge Denise Cote of the Southern District of New York.

Joe Biden has made 83 court nominations so far, including those from more multiracial and diverse backgrounds, as well as women.

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