Congress today begins hearings on Betsy DeVos's nomination to be the U.S. Secretary of Education. We need a Secretary of Education who will make schools safe for all students, and we are concerned about her record.
The Alabama Court of the Judiciary (COJ) issued an order today suspending Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore from the bench for the remainder of his term after a unanimous vote of the nine-member board.
As President Obama marks his last Constitution Day in office, he can be proud of his record for nominating more diverse judges than his predecessors. In reaching milestones like adding 11 openly gay or lesbian judges, the President no doubt drew inspiration from a portrait that hangs in the Oval Office.
Following President Obama’s nomination of Merrick Garland, Chief Judge of the D.C. Circuit, to the U.S. Supreme Court last week, legal experts at Lambda Legal embarked on a comprehensive review of the nominee’s judicial record.
President Obama today nominated Merrick Garland, Chief Judge of the D.C. Circuit, to the U.S. Supreme Court. We call upon members of the Senate Judiciary Committee to fulfill their constitutional duty and ensure Judge Garland is given a complete and timely review.