Zahid Quraishi confirmed as first Muslim federal judge


(RNS) —The U.S. Senate made history on Thursday (June 10) by confirming the first presidentially appointed Muslim American judge to a federal court. Zahid Quraishi was confirmed by a vote of 81-16 and awaits judicial confirmation before assuming his post with the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.  Born in New York … Read more