This request for documents is a critically important step toward fleshing out the woefully inadequate record of Brett Kavanaugh’s career that Senate Republicans insisted was enough to confirm him. Alliance for Justice and many rights organizations have consistently called for these records to be provided, and we applaud Chairman Nadler and Subcommittee Chairman Hank Johnson for their action.
The confirmations of Brantley Starr and Jeffrey Brown tighten the grip of ultraconservative ideologues on federal courts in the state, and will make it harder for people in Texas to exercise their rights.
Justin Walker’s Not Qualified rating from the ABA makes it clear once again that the Trump Administration cares far more about partisan political credentials in its judges than it does about their legal careers.
We’re deeply concerned that if he is confirmed, Rudofsky would continue down the path of serving a partisan political agenda at the expense of critical legal rights and freedoms for the people of Arkansas.
With the second presidential primary debates of the 2020 election set to take place among Democratic candidates July 30 and 31, Alliance for Justice is calling for moderators and candidates to address the issue of federal courts and judicial nominations.