Abid Riaz Qureshi, a Pakistani-American is the first muslim to be nominated to federal judiciary bench.

Nominated by President Obama to serve the US District Court for the District of Columbia.

President Obama nominated Abid Riaz Qureshi to serve the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. Mr. Qureshi, a Pakistan born American is the first Muslim to be nominated to serve to the federal judiciary.

President Obama:

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“I am pleased to nominate Mr. Qureshi to serve on the United States District Court bench. I am confident he will serve the American people with integrity and a steadfast commitment to justice.”

Currently, Mr.Qureshi is partner at Latham and Watkins. He is the global Chair of Latham’s Pro Bono Committee.

The details of Press release is available on White House official website.


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Written by Hisham Sarwar


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