Judge Nathan’s Experience Is an Asset to the Second Circuit

Courts Resources 03.23,22

Contact: Rafael Medina, [email protected], 202.869.0390

WASHINGTONWade Henderson, interim president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, released the following statement on the Senate’s vote to confirm the nomination of Judge Alison Nathan to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit:

“Judge Alison Nathan is a fair-minded jurist committed to equal justice and is an excellent addition to the Second Circuit. Judge Nathan has a demonstrated commitment to ensuring the rights of all people are recognized, from voting rights to immigration to education. She also brings important lived experience that will be an asset to the bench, as she will be just the second openly LGBTQ woman to serve on any federal appellate court. We look forward to her continued pursuit of equal justice.”

Read The Leadership Conference’s letter in support of the confirmation of Judge Alison Nathan.

The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights is a coalition charged by its diverse membership of more than 230 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.