Lin’s Experience Protecting People’s Rights Will be an Asset to Federal Bench

Courts Resources 10.21,21

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WASHINGTONWade Henderson, interim president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, released the below statement following the Senate’s vote to confirm Tana Lin to the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington:

“Tana Lin brings invaluable professional and lived experience to the bench. Her impressive resume includes extensive experience fighting employment discrimination and defending the civil rights of working people and consumers. In a long-overdue historic first, she is now the first Asian American judge in the Western District of Washington. Lin’s confirmation moves our courts closer to reflecting the vast diversity of our nation and providing equal justice.”

Read The Leadership Conference’s letter in support of Tana Lin’s confirmation.

The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights is a coalition charged by its diverse membership of more than 220 national organizations to promote and protect the rights of all persons in the United States. The Leadership Conference works toward an America as good as its ideals. For more information on The Leadership Conference and its member organizations, visit