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Press Release 09.29.22

Arianna Freeman Brings Fresh Perspectives to Our Judiciary

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’s vote to confirm Arianna Freeman to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit:

Press Release 09.29.22

Arianna Freeman Brings Fresh Perspectives to Our Judiciary

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’s vote to confirm Arianna Freeman to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit:

Press Release 09.21.22

Judicial Nominees Will Bring Diverse 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 Julie Rikelman to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, Judge Margaret Guzman to the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, Araceli Martínez-Olguín to the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, and Jamal Whitehead to the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington.

Press Release 09.20.22

Leading Progressive Groups Urge Young Voters to “Defend the Future” in Advance of Midterm Elections

WASHINGTON D.C. – In the lead up to the November 8th midterm elections, progressive groups advancing reproductive, labor, civil, human and voting rights are launching a joint campaign urging young people to vote and support their generation’s commitment to true equality and justice. The campaign will highlight the profoundly different visions of America held by the rising generation of voters and those who have pushed the kind of extreme agenda exemplified by the Supreme Court’s recent decision overturning Roe v. Wade.

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