On November 13, 2018, President Trump announced that he would nominate Neomi Rao to Brett Kavanaugh’s former seat on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.
If Senators found Ryan Bounds’s writings too objectionable to confirm him to a lifetime seat on the federal bench, then they must find Neomi Rao’s writings – which are nearly identical – also disqualifying. Click here to read more.
Read our statements on Rao
Rao’s Views “Antithetical” to Interests of Everyday Americans
Rao Should Not Be Confirmed
Yes, Neomi Rao’s Controversial Writings Are Consistent with Her Work Today
Rao’s Writings Are Disqualifying
Rao is “Slash-and-Burn” Deregulator
AFJ has uncovered numerous writings from Neomi Rao in her twenties that discuss her views on issues from sexual assault to race. In her notes for a 2018 speech, Rao said “When I was an undergraduate at Yale, now a number of years ago, I greatly enjoyed participating in the debates of that time with my classmates . . . We engaged in public debates, in writing in various newspapers and magazines . . . Although students at Yale were disproportionately of a progressive or liberal perspective, I found that my more conservative (sometimes contrarian) perspective was often sought out and treated with respect.”
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Additional Writings & Quotes
Shades of Gray
The Feminist Dilemma
Does Date Rape Really Happen?
Yale’s Mix of Undergradute Organizations
So Long, Wonder Woman
Hottest Duo in Academe
How the Diversity Game is Played
One Writer’s Battles
Speak No Evil
Vive la Difference
Three Concepts of Dignity in Constitutional Law
Choking on the Greenies Diet
The Obedient Limbs of YSEC
Network of Enlightened Women Keynote Speech