Biden judicial nominee appears stumped by basic legal terms: ‘I’m not sure’

Biden’s judicial nominees must meet the highest standards of knowledge and expertise in the law in order to be appointed to the federal bench. If a judicial nominee, such as President Biden’s picks, appear to be stumped on basic legal terms and concepts, it is important to ensure that the nominee is properly prepared to serve on the bench. It is also important that the nominee be given the opportunity to learn and understand the specific terms and concepts such that they are adequately prepared should they be appointed to the federal bench.