Pérez Brings Much-Needed Experience to the Court of Appeals

Courts Resources 10.25,21

Contact: Rafael Medina, [email protected], 202.869.0390

WASHINGTON Wade Henderson, interim president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, released the following statement following the Senate’s vote to confirm Myrna Pérez to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit:

“Pérez is exceedingly qualified to serve on the Second Circuit. She has dedicated her career to pursuing equal justice for all, protecting the freedom to vote, and safeguarding our democracy. As a daughter of Mexican immigrants, Pérez will add valuable life experience to the court. Our federal judiciary is in great need of jurists like Pérez, and we know she will be a magnificent addition to the bench.”

Read The Leadership Conference’s letter in support of the confirmation of Myrna Pérez.

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 www.civilrights.org.