Statement of Principles: The Biden Administration Must Prioritize Judges

Recognizing the sizeable damage Donald Trump has done to the judiciary with over 220 ultraconservative judges, Alliance for Justice along with the Equal Justice Society and 70 other organizations shared a statement of principles today urging the Biden administration to quickly fill judicial vacancies with judges who are representative of the people they serve and … Continue reading Statement of Principles: The Biden Administration Must Prioritize Judges

EJS Legal Director Allison Elgart at White House Briefing on Judicial Nominations by Alliance for Justice

EJS Legal Director Allison Elgart and EJS Board Member Tobias Barrington Wolff, a law professor at the University of Pennsylvania, were among 150 leaders who went to the White House this week to share their experiences and concerns about judicial nominations with administration officials, including Attorney General Eric Holder and the president’s judicial selection team. … Continue reading EJS Legal Director Allison Elgart at White House Briefing on Judicial Nominations by Alliance for Justice

EJS Among Calif. Group Meeting with White House About Judicial Nominations

EJS Legal Director Allison Elgart is among a group of California community leaders traveling to Washington, D.C., on Monday, May 7, to meet with White House officials about the vacancy crisis in America's federal courts, including the eight "emergency" vacancies and three upcoming retirements in California. Nearly one out of every ten federal judgeships remains … Continue reading EJS Among Calif. Group Meeting with White House About Judicial Nominations