SF Chronicle: U.S. Senate judiciary chair to retain GOP’s ‘blue slip’ system of selecting some judges

In the News

Bob Egelko

This excerpt is from a piece that originally ran on February 9, 2021.

“There’s no reason for Senate Democrats to revert back to the old rules just to make it more difficult on themselves,” said Nan Aron, president of Alliance for Justice, a liberal nonprofit. “There is a shocking lack of diversity on several of our circuit courts — including panels without a single judge of color — that the Biden administration has a real opportunity to rectify.”

Read the complete piece in the San Francisco Chronicle.