On February 15, 2018, President Trump nominated U.S. District Court Judge Amy J. St. Eve for a seat on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. St. Eve was nominated to replace Judge Ann C. Williams, who took senior status on June 5, 2017. Since Judge Williams, who was the first African-American judge to sit on the Seventh Circuit, retired, there have been no African-American judges on the court.
St. Eve’s record contains over 1,800 cases. This snapshot highlights several, including cases that address workers’ rights, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and other important rights, that we believe are worthy of scrutiny by the Senate Judiciary Committee. Alliance for Justice asks the committee to ensure that St. Eve has a strong commitment to civil rights and a balanced view of criminal justice.