U.S. District Judge Leslie Abrams Gardner, the sister of voting rights activist Stacey Abrams, has been the center of attention in recent weeks as Republicans continue to criticize her role in Georgia's upcoming Senate runoffs

As Blavity previously reported, Republicans were outraged last week after Gardner blocked the plans of the election boards in Ben Hill and Muscogee counties in Georgia, who aimed to remove names of people whom they claimed had moved out of state ahead of the Jan. 5 election. She's also become the latest target of President Donald Trump, who is blaming her for his unfounded claim of voter fraud in Georgia, according to Newsweek. 

But Gardner is much more than just the judge shaking things up for Republicans and she's also highly-lauded beyond her association to her well-known sister. Here are five things to know about U.S. District Judge Leslie Abrams Gardner.