This excerpt is from a piece that originally ran on January 20, 2022.
“To put it simply, our justice system would look very different if it were full of judges like Holly Thomas,” Rakim H.D. Brooks, president of the group Alliance for Justice, said in statement this afternoon. “Judge Thomas has spent her entire career advocating for the law to protect those who need its protection the most. She was a preeminent civil rights lawyer, and she will serve admirably on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.”