Our Judiciary Will be Well Served by Judge Davis’ Background and Experience

Contact: Kiren Marshall, [email protected]

WASHINGTON Lena Zwarensteyn, senior director, fair courts program, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, released the following statement after the Senate’s vote to confirm Judge Stephanie Davis to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit:

“The Sixth Circuit will be well served by Judge Davis, who has a record of being a fair-minded judge with a strong commitment to equal justice. Notably, Judge Davis will be the first Black woman from Michigan to serve on the Sixth Circuit. Today’s vote is an important step towards an equal justice judiciary that reflects the rich diversity of our nation.”

Read The Leadership Conference’s letter in support of the confirmation of Judge Stephanie Davis.

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.