Today, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) is front and center. Even with the recent nomination of Judge Merrick Garland by President Obama, certain senators continue to obstruct the process. The Senate must do their job – as clearly stated in Article II of the US Constitution – to “advise and consent” on the nominee.
Through BenchMark: NCJW’s Judicial Nominations Campaign, NCJW has been a leading Jewish voice for nearly two decades in the progressive community’s fight to ensure a fair and independent judiciary that keeps faith with constitutional values, and b) that court vacancies are filled in a timely manner.
“There are no explanations or legitimate excuses to justify a total blockade on filling a Supreme Court vacancy. Senators should proceed with a hearing and vote as soon as possible.” –NCJW President Debbie Hoffmann
Senior Policy Manager Amy Cotton Speaks at a #DoYourJob Rally in DC this October.
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