Press Release: Reviews are in: Progressives React to Demand Justice’s Call for No More Corporate Lawyers on Federal Bench Under Next Democratic President

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 21, 2019 CONTACT: press@demandjustice.org REVIEWS ARE IN: PROGRESSIVES REACT TO DEMAND JUSTICE’S CALL FOR NO MORE CORPORATE LAWYERS ON FEDERAL BENCH UNDER NEXT DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENT Senator Elizabeth Warren, Long-Time Critic of Corporate Capture of Courts, Boosts Demand Justice’s Op-ed SEIU, Indivisible Among Groups Endorsing Stance on Judicial Nominations WASHINGTON, DC—A range of leading […]

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Press Release: Demand Justice Calls on Presidential Candidates to Commit to Diversifying Federal Bench by Not Appointing Any More Corporate Lawyers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 21, 2019 CONTACT: press@demandjustice.org DEMAND JUSTICE CALLS ON PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES TO COMMIT TO DIVERSIFYING FEDERAL BENCH BY NOT APPOINTING ANY MORE CORPORATE LAWYERS Already, 6 in 10 Sitting Federal Appeals Court Judges are Former Corporate Lawyers 72% of Democratic Voters Say They Agree Next Democratic President Should Stop Nominating Any More Corporate Lawyers […]

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Press Release: Demand Justice Statement on Senate Democrats’ Warning to Supreme Court to Stop Playing Politics or Face Structural Reform

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 14, 2019 CONTACT: press@demandjustice.org DEMAND JUSTICE STATEMENT ON SENATE DEMOCRATS’ WARNING TO SUPREME COURT TO STOP PLAYING POLITICS OR FACE STRUCTURAL REFORM WASHINGTON, DC—Demand Justice Executive Director Brian Fallon released the following statement Wednesday regarding the brief filed with the Supreme Court by U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse and four other Senate Democrats urging the Court […]

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Press Release: Demand Justice Statement on Harry Reid’s Endorsement of Term Limits for the Supreme Court

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 8, 2019 CONTACT: press@demandjustice.org DEMAND JUSTICE STATEMENT ON HARRY REID’S ENDORSEMENT OF TERM LIMITS FOR THE SUPREME COURT WASHINGTON, DC—Demand Justice Executive Director Brian Fallon released the following statement Thursday in response to former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid announcing his support for term limits for Supreme Court justices: “Harry Reid’s comments show […]

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Press Release: Demand Justice Statement Commends House Democrats for Seeking Hidden Kavanaugh Documents, Urges that They be Released Publicly

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 6, 2019 CONTACT: press@demandjustice.org DEMAND JUSTICE STATEMENT COMMENDS HOUSE DEMOCRATS FOR SEEKING HIDDEN KAVANAUGH DOCUMENTS, URGES THAT THEY BE RELEASED PUBLICLY WASHINGTON, DC—On Tuesday, Demand Justice Executive Director Brian Fallon released the following statement in response to House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler (D-NY) and Subcommittee Chairman Hank Johnson (D-GA) requesting hidden documents […]

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Press Release: Progressive Groups Urge CNN to Ask Democratic Presidential Candidates About the Supreme Court

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 30, 2019 CONTACT: press@demandjustice.org PROGRESSIVE GROUPS URGE CNN TO ASK DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES ABOUT THE SUPREME COURT Court Was Not Raised During First Round of Presidential Debates Even Though Controversial Gerrymandering Ruling Happened Very Same Day Letter Follows Supreme Court’s Ruling in Favor of Trump’s Border Wall Last Week WASHINGTON, DC—On Tuesday, four […]

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Press Release: Demand Justice Statement on Vice President Biden’s Comments on the Supreme Court

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 05, 2019 CONTACT: press@demandjustice.org DEMAND JUSTICE STATEMENT ON VICE PRESIDENT BIDEN’S COMMENTS ON THE SUPREME COURT WASHINGTON, DC—Demand Justice Executive Director Brian Fallon released the following statement Friday in response to Vice President Joe Biden saying he is opposed to reforming the Supreme Court in any way and that he may renominate Merrick […]

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Press Release: In Wake of Yet Another Partisan Ruling by Supreme Court, Demand Justice Urges Democrats in Presidential Debate to Rally Behind Court Reform

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 27, 2019 CONTACT: press@demandjustice.org IN WAKE OF YET ANOTHER PARTISAN RULING BY SUPREME COURT, DEMAND JUSTICE URGES DEMOCRATS IN PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE TO RALLY BEHIND COURT REFORM Progressive Group Calls for Candidates to Step Up Their Response with New Video that Outlines Principles for Reining in Politicized Court WASHINGTON, DC—After the Republican Supreme Court […]

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Press Release: Demand Justice Statement on Supreme Court’s Republican Justices Overturning Another Decades-Old Precedent

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 21, 2019 CONTACT: press@demandjustice.org DEMAND JUSTICE STATEMENT ON SUPREME COURT’S REPUBLICAN JUSTICES OVERTURNING ANOTHER DECADES-OLD PRECEDENT WASHINGTON, DC––Christopher Kang, Chief Counsel of Demand Justice, released the following statement Friday after the Supreme Court, in a 5-4 decision along partisan lines, overturned a 34-year-old precedent in the case of Knick v. Township of Scott, Pennsylvania: […]

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Press Release: In Iowa and New Hampshire, Town Hall Attendees are Pressing Presidential Candidates about Reforming the Supreme Court

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 19, 2019 CONTACT: press@demandjustice.org IN IOWA AND NEW HAMPSHIRE, TOWN HALL ATTENDEES ARE PRESSING PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES ABOUT REFORMING THE SUPREME COURT After Kavanaugh’s Confirmation, Concern Over Courts is Rising Among Progressives No Fewer Than 18 Candidates Have Faced Questions So Far; Nearly All Contenders Have Expressed Openness to Either Adding Seats or Term […]

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