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Slate: Democrats Are Still Battling Themselves on Court Reform

July 20, 2021

This excerpt is from a piece that originally ran on July 20, 2021.

Among those presenting testimony Tuesday were Nan Aron of the Alliance for Justice, who openly, if reluctantly, embraced court expansion; Sharon M. McGowan, the chief strategy officer and legal director of Lambda Legal, who asked how she was meant to try cases in front of judges who had earned their seats by opposing LGBTQ equality; and Wade Henderson, interim president and CEO of the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, who urged the commission to “seriously consider all ways in which people most impacted by the Court’s decisions could be better served by the institution that is tasked with administering justice.”*

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