Courts News

Press Release 07.18.19

How Many Brown v. Board Deniers Can The Senate Rubber Stamp?

WASHINGTON – Kristine Lucius, executive vice president for policy and government affairs at The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, issued the following statement on the confirmation of Clifton Corker to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee. Corker refused to state that the U.S. Supreme Court correctly decided Brown v. Board of Education:

Press Release 07.10.19

NOT AGAIN: Senate Confirms Another Brown v. Board Denier

WASHINGTON – Kristine Lucius, executive vice president for policy and government affairs at The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, issued the following statement on the confirmation of Damon Leichty to the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana. Leichty refused to state that the U.S. Supreme Court correctly decided Brown v. Board of Education:

Press Release 07.8.19

Bress Is Out of Touch with the Californians He is Asked to Serve

WASHINGTON – Kristine Lucius, executive vice president for policy and government affairs at The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, issued the following statement on the Senate’s vote to advance the nomination of Daniel Bress to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit:

Press Release 06.28.19

In Dallas Voice, Kristine Lucius Shows How Trump’s Judges Threaten LGBTQ Equality

WASHINGTON – In a Dallas Voice op-ed Kristine Lucius, executive vice president for policy and government affairs at The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, brings to light the extreme anti-LGBTQ records of many of Trump’s judicial nominees, including Matthew Kacsmaryk, who the Senate recently confirmed to be a U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Texas.

Press Release 06.20.19

Senate Committee Advances Dangerous Judicial Nominee

WASHINGTON – Kristine Lucius, executive vice president for policy and government affairs at The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, issued the following statement on the Senate Judiciary Committee’s vote to advance the nomination of Daniel Bress (U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit).