President Biden has not made any federal judicial appointments through February 1 of his first year in office – Ballotpedia News

As of February 1, 2021, President Joe Biden (D) had not appointed any federal Article III judges. The average number of federal judges appointed by a president by February 1 of their first year in office is zero.

During his first year in office, President Ronald Reagan (R) made the most appointments at 41 and President Barack Obama (D) made the fewest appointments at 13.

During his fourth year in office, President Donald Trump (R) made the most appointments with 234. President Ronald Reagan (R) made the fewest during this time with 166.

Article III federal judges are appointed for life by the President of the United States and approved by the US Senate under Article III of the United States Constitution. Article III judges include judges in the United States Supreme Court, US appeals courts, US district courts, and the Court of International Trade.

When President Biden took office, he inherited 46 federal lifelong vacancies. As of February 1, there were 57 vacancies.

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