• 95% of cases are decided in state courts.
  • 60% of state high court judges are Republican-affiliated.
  • 84% of states have a high court judge whose term ends in 2022

    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.

    Supreme Court Strikes Blow To Essential Environmental Protections
    Today the Supreme Court issued its 6–3 ruling in West Virginia v. Environmental Protection Agency, which severely handicaps its authority to protect the American people from environmental emergencies.

    Special Report: Supreme Court Justices Would Be In Violation Of Ethics Code If It Applied To Them
    This report makes policy recommendations for how to create enforcement mechanisms when the justices undermine their office and outlines various legislative proposals already being offered.

    Supreme Court Overturns Roe, Casey, and Its Legitimacy “Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization will be remembered in the same vein as Dred Scott v. Sandford, Plessy v. Ferguson, Korematsu v. United States, and Bowers v. Hardwick as a dreadful stain on our nation’s history.”

    The Role of State Courts in Protecting Our Democracy
    State courts have an outsized impact on the lives of Americans, protecting rights and advancing justice under state constitutions that can be more forward-thinking than the U.S. Constitution.