Demand Justice

Demand Justice is a left-of-center advocacy group created in early 2018 that aims to influence the political leanings of America’s courts by supporting the appointment of liberal judicial nominees and opposing right-of-center nominees. The organization acts primarily through media campaigns against nominated and unconfirmed judicial nominees.

Releases by this organization

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Thursday, October 15, 2020
Demand Justice Calls for Dianne Feinstein’s Removal as Lead Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee
Demand Justice Executive Director Brian Fallon called for Sen. Dianne Feinstein to be removed as the lead Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee and issued the following statement: “It's time for Sen. Feinstein to step down from her leadership position on the Senate Judiciary Committee. If she...
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Tuesday, October 13, 2020
Reality Check: Amy Coney Barrett’s Statement Isn’t True, Protections for People With Preexisting Conditions Are At Risk Right Now
Testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Amy Coney Barrett fell in line with the Republican strategy of downplaying and denying the truth about what’s on the line when the Supreme Court hears the Republican health care repeal lawsuit less than one month from today. What Barrett said: “The...
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Friday, September 25, 2020
Demand Justice Statement on Anticipation of Amy Coney Barrett
Demand Justice Executive Director Brian Fallon released the following statement following Donald Trump's announcement that he would nominate Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court: "Donald Trump and the Republicans are in such a rush to steal another Supreme Court seat that they aren't even waiting...
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Friday, September 25, 2020
Reps. Davidson, Jayapal, and Three Dozen+ Allies Demand Critical Answers Regarding Unauthorized, Mass Domestic Surveillance
Yesterday, Representatives Warren Davidson (R-OH) and Pramila Jayapal (D-WA), joined by 37 of their colleagues, sent a bipartisan letter to Attorney General William Barr and Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe demanding answers to critical questions about possible mass surveillance of...
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Monday, September 21, 2020
New Campaign for First Black Woman SCOTUS Nominee Launches Today
Today marks the launch of She Will Rise , the campaign supporting the nomination and confirmation of the first ever Black woman U.S. Supreme Court Justice. The campaign will kick off with a virtual conversation, streamed live on Youtube and Facebook, about our nation’s racist history and the Court’...
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Thursday, July 09, 2020
Demand Justice Statement on Supreme Court Case Regarding Trump's Financial Records
Demand Justice Chief Counsel Christopher Kang released the following statement Monday after the Supreme Court released its decisions in Trump v. Deutsche Bank, Trump v. Mazars, and Trump v. Vance: "In response to rising concerns about the Supreme Court’s legitimacy, John Roberts and a majority of...
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Wednesday, June 24, 2020
As Senate Confirms 200th Trump Judge, Demand justice Calls for Expansion of Circuit and District Courts Under Biden
Following the confirmation of the 200th judge nominated by Donald Trump, Demand Justice announced it is calling for the next Democratic president to dramatically expand the number of circuit and district judgeships and to fill the new judgeships with a diverse set of candidates to undo the damage...
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Monday, January 27, 2020
New Demand Justice Ads Target Chief Justice John Roberts' Failure to Ensure Fair Impeachment Trial
On Monday, Demand Justice announced a paid ad campaign calling out Chief Justice John Roberts’ failure so far to ensure a fair impeachment trial, and urging Americans to call the Supreme Court to demand he do so. Roberts has so far shunned any meaningful role when it comes to presiding over the...
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Friday, December 20, 2019
Demand Justice Statement on Confirmation of More Trump Judges
Demand Justice Chief Counsel Christopher Kang released the following statement Thursday in response to the Senate confirming 13 Trump judicial nominees this week: "While all eyes were understandably on impeachment, Mitch McConnell's conveyor belt churned out a shocking number of judges this week in...
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Thursday, November 14, 2019
Demand Justice Statement on Confirmation of Controversial Judicial Nominee Menashi
On Thursday, Demand Justice Chief Counsel Christopher Kang released the following statement after Senate Republicans confirmed Steven Menashi, a White House attorney who may have been involved in the Ukraine scandal coverup, to the Second Circuit Court of Appeals: “Republicans have abdicated their...
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