Media Advisory: AFJ Joins Congressman Christopher Murphy to Announce Supreme Court Ethics Legislation
Press ContactKevin Fry firstname.lastname@example.org
Washington, D.C., February 28, 2011—Alliance for Justice will join Congressman Chris Murphy (CT-5) at a press conference announcing Supreme Court ethics legislation on Tuesday, March 1 at 1:00 pm at the House Triangle. Murphy will introduce a bill to establish a mandatory ethical code for Supreme Court justices and reform the process governing the recusal of justices when they are challenged regarding potential conflicts of interest.
For more information on Supreme Court ethics, including a letter signed by over 100 law professors urging ethics reform, please visit AFJ’s new online resource page.
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Alliance for Justice is a national association of over 100 organizations dedicated to advancing justice and democracy. For more than 30 years, AFJ has led the fight for a more equitable society on behalf of a broad constituency of environmental, consumer, civil and women's rights, children's, senior citizens' and other groups. Alliance for Justice is premised on the belief that all Americans have the right to secure justice in the courts and to have our voices heard when government makes decisions that affect our lives.