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Press Release 11.21.22

The Supreme Court Is Not Working for All of Us

WASHINGTON — Maya Wiley, president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, released the following statement after a report of the infiltration of the U.S. Supreme Court to roll back fundamental civil and human rights:

Press Release 11.15.22

Joun and Edelman Will Bring Needed Experience to the Federal Bench

WASHINGTON – Lena Zwarensteyn, senior director of the fair courts program at The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, released the following statement after the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the nominations of six judicial nominees, including Justice Myong Joun for the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts and Judge Todd Edelman for the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

Press Release 11.14.22

200+ Civil Rights Groups Urge Returning Senate to Prioritize Judicial Confirmations

WASHINGTON – The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, National Women’s Law Center, People For the American Way, Alliance for Justice, the Legal Defense Fund (LDF), and more than 200 organizations joined together last week to send a letter to the Senate Democratic Caucus emphasizing the urgent need to continue confirming experientially and demographically diverse judges who are committed to civil and human rights before the end of this congressional session.

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