April 1, 2018

Stacking the Bench: Trump’s Dangerous Judicial Nominees

Federal courts decide legal rights and principles of critical importance to women, including the right to privacy, equal protection, anti-discrimination protections at work and at school, and protections for health and safety. Federal judges’ interpretation of

February 14, 2019

Five Things You Should Know About D.C. Circuit Nominee Neomi Rao

Neomi Rao is Trump’s pick for a lifetime position on the D.C. Circuit. Rao has been in the spotlight recently because of her appalling writings that range from rape apologist pieces from college to defending the

February 12, 2019

A Big Win at the Fourth Circuit: Employers Can Be on the Hook for Workplace Sexual Rumors

Too often, women are falsely accused of “sleeping their way to the top,” particularly when they are excelling in their careers. This type of attack is a form of sexual harassment, based on gender stereotypes, as

February 7, 2019

New Year, Same Terrible Judicial Nominations

Recently, Trump renominated 51 judicial nominees who did not make it past the confirmation finish line before the end of the last Congress. Many of these nominees had a litany of problems with their nomination including

January 15, 2019

Five Things You Should Know About Attorney General Nominee William Barr

President Trump has nominated Former Attorney General William Barr to be the next attorney general. As the nation’s chief law enforcement official, the Attorney General is responsible for defending important statutory and constitutional protections that are

November 13, 2017

A Tax Plan That Hurts Women and Families

November 30, 2018

Save Our Courts, Save Our Democracy: Owning the Win

Since the Kavanaugh confirmation, we’ve continued to fight for fair-minded judges. Although the sheer number of Trump judges in the pipeline may feel incredibly daunting and hopeless, sometimes we need to sit and relish in our

November 9, 2018

Save Our Courts, Save Our Democracy: The Election Edition

The elections results are in! This election has been a historic moment for women. Over 100 women secured a seat in Congress, and women of color broke barriers all night. As we reflect on the 2018

October 26, 2018

Save Our Courts, Save Our Democracy: Why We Must Fight Trump Nominees and These Sham Hearings

The Senate Judiciary Committee leadership continued their quest to pack the courts with extreme Trump judges this week. The Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing for the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals nominee, Eric Miller- another

October 17, 2018

Our Fight for the Judiciary Is More Important Than Ever

Unfortunately, Brett Kavanaugh is now the newest Supreme Court justice, but our fight for a fair and impartial judiciary is not over. Only a small fraction of cases are heard by the Supreme Court. This means

October 16, 2018

Para Cerrar el Mes de la Herencia Hispana, Le Damos las Gracias a la Juez Sonia Sotomayor / Thanking Justice Sonia Sotomayor as Hispanic Heritage Month Comes to a Close

Traducido por Diali Avila. Scroll down for a version in English.  El día antes de que el Senado votara para confirmar a Brett Kavanaugh ante la Corte Suprema, tuve el agridulce placer de ver hablar a las

October 4, 2018

NWLC Reacts to Impending Vote on Kavanaugh

(Washington, D.C.) The following is a statement by Fatima Goss Graves, President and CEO of the National Women’s Law Center: “Today Mitch McConnell ignored the voices of survivors, put partisan politics first, and pushed forward with

September 23, 2018

Meet Brett Kavanaugh.

Allow me to introduce Judge Brett Kavanaugh. (We haven’t had a proper introduction, not really, since the public currently has access to just four percent of the documents from his government record.) Brett Kavanaugh worked tirelessly

September 19, 2018

Ser Latinx y lo que Significa la Nominación de Brett Kavanaugh a la Corte Suprema Para Mí / Being Latinx & What Brett Kavanaugh’s Nomination to the Supreme Court Could Mean to Me

Escrito por: Kelli Garcia Traducido por: Stephanie Hernández & Diali Avila *Scroll below for the English version* Cuando era una niña, la gente a veces hablaba de La Migra como un tipo de Bogeyman— El Cucuy