Lawyers, Law Students: Take a Stand to Save the Supreme Court

On Friday, October 23, with your help, AFJ Action is leading a Lawyers Day of Action alongside partners Lawyers for Good Government, Equal Justice Society, and lawyers across the country to #BlockBarrett and raise the legal community’s voice in opposition to Amy Coney Barrett. Sign and share this lawyers letter of opposition, joining over 7,500 lawyers. Barrett … Continue reading Lawyers, Law Students: Take a Stand to Save the Supreme Court

What You Can Do to Protect #OurCourt and Honor RBG’s Legacy

The Senate Democratic caucus is united against allowing a Supreme Court nominee to go forward before inauguration, meaning that this is a fight we can absolutely win. There are a handful of Republicans who have publicly stated their discomfort with a nomination this close to the election. The next president must nominate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s … Continue reading What You Can Do to Protect #OurCourt and Honor RBG’s Legacy

Take Action Today to Stop Trump from Packing the Supreme Court!

During CCRC’s #StopKavanaugh community meeting earlier this month, our friends at Indivisible East Bay (IEB) gave a presentation on their impactful work to lobby Congress on numerous issues, from protecting the ACA to preventing the appointment of conservative judicial nominees to the federal bench. After their presentation, we were convinced that we wanted to remain … Continue reading Take Action Today to Stop Trump from Packing the Supreme Court!

The Senate cannot have a legitimate Supreme Court confirmation hearing until all Kavanaugh records are made available

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley announced today that the Committee will be holding a confirmation hearing for Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh beginning on September 4. This announcement was made despite the fact that Judge Kavanaugh’s full record has not been released and without regard for the National Archives’ notice that it will need … Continue reading The Senate cannot have a legitimate Supreme Court confirmation hearing until all Kavanaugh records are made available

Our Rights Are at Stake. #SaveSCOTUS and Call Your Senators This Week.

Call (202) 224-3121 and tell your Senators that confirming Brett Kavanaugh means threatening the protection of basic civil and human rights. President Trump has nominated Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy. Recent Supreme Court decisions are a devastating reminder of what one Trump justice, Neil Gorsuch, has already brought us. … Continue reading Our Rights Are at Stake. #SaveSCOTUS and Call Your Senators This Week.

EJS Applauds Supreme Court Decision in Fisher Upholding Race-Conscious Admissions Policy

Amicus brief by EJS, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, and Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society argued that UT-Austin's admission policy should be allowed to consider race The Equal Justice Society applauds today's decision by the Supreme Court in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin upholding the university's race-conscious admissions policy. In … Continue reading EJS Applauds Supreme Court Decision in Fisher Upholding Race-Conscious Admissions Policy