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On September 7, 2017, President Trump nominated Elizabeth L. “Lisa” Branch to the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. Branch is nominated to replace Judge Frank M. Hull who, on July 4, 2017, notified the President of her intent to take senior status at the end of this year.

After reviewing Branch’s record, Alliance for Justice has concerns regarding her views on substantive due process under the 14th Amendment. And, we have identified some cases that we believe are relevant to the Senate Judiciary Committee during the confirmation process.