The next president must prioritize reversing the damage President Trump has done to our justice system and fight for a federal judiciary that advances the rights of all Americans and respects the constitutional values of liberty, equality, and justice for all.

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Four decades of fighting for justice

Since 1979, AFJ has been the leader in advocating for a fair and independent justice system, preserving access to the courts, and empowering people to advocate on behalf of the issues they believe in. AFJ’s strength is rooted in our membership of over 120 organizations who share a commitment to a justice, freedom, and equality.
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Alliance for Justice is a national association of over 120 organizations, representing a broad array of groups committed to progressive values and the creation of an equitable, just, and free society. Since 1979, AFJ has been the leader in advocating for a fair and independent justice system, preserving access to…
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Member Organizations

At Alliance for Justice’s founding, a handful of organizations came together to protect core constitutional rights. Forty years later, our strength remains rooted in our membership of more than 120 organizations. Diverse in their missions, members are united in their commitment to progressive values and the creation of an equitable, just, and free society. AFJ’s…
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Judicial Nominations

Every day, federal judges uphold the Constitution, place a check on overzealous legislatures, and help Americans find justice. AFJ’s Justice Program monitors and assesses federal judicial nominations to ensure our courts are staffed with highly qualified judges that will safeguard the rights of all, not just the wealthy and…
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Bolder Advocacy

Bolder Advocacy promotes active engagement in the policy making process by giving nonprofits and foundations the confidence to speak out courageously and protecting their right to do so. Bolder Advocacy provides nonprofits with the knowledge they need to become confident advocates. Our staff attorneys conduct workshops and…
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Join the Fight Our courts are the last line of protection against an administration that is putting people’s lives at risk through its abusive and radical actions. It’s up to us to take a stand. Join the fight to ensure that our judiciary respects our constitutional rights and liberties. Check…
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Our Impact

AFJ has been a leader in galvanizing the largest and most diverse coalition of progressive advocates in our nation’s history and energizing millions of people from all walks of life to prioritize the courts. Our Bolder Advocacy program has trained thousands of nonprofits and foundations on how to advocate for their missions. Alliance for Justice is working toward a brighter and more just future. We hope you will join us.

Barrett Confirmation Cements Conservative Takeover Of Courts
Today the Senate forced through the confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett with a partisan vote of 52-48. Alliance for Justice President Nan Aron issued the following statement.

Vacancy Watch
Frequently updated, Vacancy Watch includes all the information about our fight to keep Trump from stealing #OurCourt.

Barrett Committee Vote Latest Step In Sham Process
This morning, the Senate Judiciary Committee voted 12–0 along party lines to advance the nomination of Amy Coney Barrett. Senate Democrats boycotted the vote, instead leaving behind reminders of the vulnerable Americans whose health care Amy Coney Barrett would take away.

AFJ Releases New Research Memo On Barrett Nomination and Hearings, Finding The Sham Process Shows Contempt For Democracy
Read AFJ’s new post-hearing analysis and President Nan Aron’s statement.