Biden appoints first Muslim woman to serve as federal judge in America

US President Joe Biden has appointed Nusrat Jahan Chaudhry as a judge in the New York State Criminal Court, becoming the first Muslim woman to be appointed federal judge in US history.

Chowdhury, 45, is originally from Bangladesh and her parents, Nafisa Chowdhury and Dr. Nurir Chowdhury, immigrated to the United States prior to her birth.

Her mother was a food service coordinator in middle schools in Northbrook, Illinois and surrounding areas. As for his father, he held the post of head of the neurology department in a hospital and professor of neuroscience at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Nusrat Jahan Choudhury married Michael Early, a graphic designer, in 2012.

Nusrat Choudary is a graduate of Columbia University, Princeton University and Yale University School of Law. She is the legal director of the ACLU in Illinois. He previously worked for the American Civil Liberties Union in New York and will be the second Muslim federal judge after the Senate upheld Biden’s candidate Zahid Qureshi in the United States District Court for the Borough of New York. Jersey last June.

Last summer, Choudhury’s name emerged as the Muslim-American judge of first choice qualified to run for a vacancy in the New York federal courts, with the backing of Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer.

Choudhury’s appointment was part of a group that includes two women of African descent, one of Taiwanese descent, one of Asian descent, one of Latin descent, and one candidate of American, Asian, Latino and one white descent.

In its first year in In office, Biden garnered Senate support for 41 federal candidates, the most candidates for any president in the first 12 months since John F. Kennedy.