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

September 17, 2018

Thank You Christine Blasey Ford: Here’s What We All Owe It to Her to Do

Professor Christine Blasey Ford came forward yesterday to speak her truth: that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her while they were both in high school. In coming forward, she has shown great courage and

September 10, 2018

After Being Denied the Birth Control She Needed, This Christian Minister Is Speaking Out to #StopKavanaugh

Alicia Wilson Baker traveled from Indiana to Washington, D.C., to testify against Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Through tears, she shared her story about losing birth control coverage

August 30, 2018

In Priests for Life, Judge Kavanaugh Makes Clear that He Prioritizes Religious Beliefs Over Women’s Health

Judge Kavanaugh’s position in the 2015 Priests for Life v. Dep’t of Health and Human Services case reveals his willingness to let employers’ religious beliefs override people’s access to healthcare. In Priests for Life, Judge Kavanaugh

August 28, 2018

Our Voting Rights are Under Attack and Kavanaugh’s Nomination is Another Blow

Throughout history, Supreme Court decisions in cases such as Leser v. Garnett — which forced states to recognize the 19th amendment — and Shelby v. Holder — which gutted a key part of the Voting Rights

August 23, 2018

The #KavanaughSyllabus: A Guide for Civically Engaged Students & Educators

I. Introduction & Context Nominating a justice to sit on the Supreme Court of the United States is one of the most influential decisions an American president gets to make, and vetting, confirming or rejecting Supreme