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US Prez Joe Biden nominates Indian-American Sarala Vidya Nagala for federal judge, senate’s approval awaited

The President of United States of America Joe Biden has nominated an Indian-American civil rights attorney for the post of a federal judge in the State of Connecticut. The nomination is yet to be confirmed by the senate.

Federal prosecutor Sarala Vidya Nagala is now in race to become the first judge of South Asian descent to serve on the district court for the district of Connecticut. She is currently functioning as the Deputy Chief of the Major Crimes Unit in the US Attorney’s Office in the District of Connecticut.

She joined the US Attorney’s Office in 2012, and has served in a number of leadership roles, including as Hate Crimes Coordinator. Previously, Nagala was an associate at Munger, Tolles, & Olson in San Francisco, California from 2009 to 2012.

Nagala began her legal career as a law clerk for Judge Susan Graber on the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit from 2008 to 2009. She received her Juris Doctor degree from the University of California at Berkeley School of Law in 2008 and her Bachelor of Arts degree from Stanford University in 2005.

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