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Press Release 05.11.22

Nancy Maldonado’s Experience Will Make Her an Exceptional Jurist

WASHINGTON – Lena Zwarensteyn, senior director, fair courts program, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, released the following statement after the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the nomination of Nancy Maldonado to the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois:

Press Release 05.3.22

The Leadership Conference Statement on the Passing of Norman Mineta

WASHINGTON – Maya Wiley, president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, issued the following statement on the passing of Norman Mineta, who The Leadership Conference honored in 1996 with the Hubert H. Humphrey Civil and Human Rights Award.

Press Release 04.27.22

Abudu, Childs, Choudhury and Merle are Exceptional Judicial Nominees

WASHINGTON – Wade Henderson, interim president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, released the following statement after the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the nominations of Nancy Abudu to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, Judge J. Michelle Childs to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, Nusrat Choudhury to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, and Natasha Merle to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York:

Press Release 04.26.22

President Biden’s Clemency Provides Welcome Second Chance

WASHINGTON — Wade Henderson, interim president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, released the following statement after President Biden announced the pardons of three people and commuted the sentences of 75 people:

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