Alliance for Justice works to ensure that the federal judiciary advances core constitutional values, preserves human rights and unfettered access to the courts, and adheres to the even-handed administration of justice for all Americans.
Every day, federal judges protect the Constitution, place a check on overzealous legislatures, and help Americans find justice.
Demystifying and decoding advocacy by equipping organizations with knowledge and tools.
Over the past several decades, a conservative-led campaign has eviscerated the ability of Americans to have their day in court.
We fight to hold the court to the highest ethical standards, and we fight for a court that upholds the rights of everyday Americans.
An overview of vacancies that are also Judicial Emergencies.
Halliburton deserves attention not just for the specific questions of law it presents, but also for the broader implications it has for access to justice in our courts, and whether justice will be dispensed equally to all or reserved only for the privileged few.
Four of the 12 seats on the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals are currently vacant. All four vacancies are “judicial emergencies,” which means that the Eleventh Circuit is now operating without enough judges to properly handle its caseload.
With his ability to get judges confirmed strengthened by Senate rules reform, President Obama is taking commendable steps to increase professional diversity on the federal bench, according to this report released by Alliance for Justice.
How Congress Can and Must Repair the Damage—and Build on the Limited Progress—of the 2012-2013 Supreme Court Term.
AFJ’s 2013 First Monday video, Roe at Risk, documents the disturbing reality that 40 years after Roe v. Wade women across the country are seeing their reproductive rights slip away. Increasingly radical state laws: Place impossible requirements on abortion providers Compel women to undergo intrusive procedures Drastically reduce the length of time during which abortion… Read more »
We’ve written a lot about the failure of the United States Senate to confirm judges. But that failure is part of a wider failure – the failure of the Senate itself, brought on by the unprecedented misuse of arcane rules and procedures by the Republican minority.