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: […]

Read More…

Slate: Republicans Are Abolishing Judicial Appointment Norms Again

  Next week is set to see the biggest fight over the federal judiciary since Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed to the Supreme Court in October. As the New York Times reported on Wednesday, the Senate is due to consider a Republican plan to cut the amount of debate time on district court judges from a maximum of […]

Read More…

CNN: White House plans to send 50 judicial nominees to new Congress

  The White House on Tuesday night announced its intention to renominate 50 judicial nominees, rekindling a battle between Republicans, who hope to capitalize on their record-breaking judicial success from the last Congress, and Democrats, who have lashed out at some of President Donald Trump’s more controversial nominees. …”Kavanaugh’s confirmation awakened progressives to the importance […]

Read More…

NPR: Trump’s Judicial Appointments Were Confirmed At Historic Pace In 2018

  The Trump administration more than doubled the number of judges it confirmed to federal appeals courts in 2018, exceeding the pace of the last five presidents and stocking the courts with lifetime appointees who could have profound consequences for civil rights, the environment and government regulations. …With that political reality in mind, left-leaning groups […]

Read More…

Press Release: Demand Justice Statement Regarding Senate Democrats’ Deal to Fast-Track Consideration of 15 More Trump Judges

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 11, 2018 Contact: press@demandjustice.org DEMAND JUSTICE STATEMENT REGARDING SENATE DEMOCRATS’ DEAL TO FAST-TRACK CONSIDERATION OF 15 MORE TRUMP JUDGES WASHINGTON, DC—After Senate Democrats struck yet another deal with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to expedite another slew of lower-court judges nominated by President Trump, Demand Justice Chief Counsel Chris Kang […]

Read More…

Press Release: Demand Justice’s Chris Kang In New Video: Senate Republicans Are Covering Up Kavanaugh’s Records

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 5, 2018 CONTACT: press@demandjustice.org DEMAND JUSTICE’S CHRIS KANG IN NEW VIDEO: SENATE REPUBLICANS ARE COVERING UP KAVANAUGH’S RECORDS New Video Features Demand Justice Chief Counsel Questioning Why Brett Kavanaugh’s Background Is Being Shielded From The Public WASHINGTON, DC—Following the first day of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s Senate confirmation hearing, […]

Read More…