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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Friday, April 09, 2021
Demand Justice Launches ‘Breyer Retire’ Push On Anniversary Of Stevens’ Retirement
Demand Justice launched a new push Friday for Justice Stephen Breyer to retire so that President Biden can appoint the first-ever Black woman Supreme Court justice. The campaign launches on the anniversary of the late Justice John Paul Stevens announcing his retirement in 2010. As part of the...
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Monday, December 07, 2020
25 Progressive Organizations Call on Senate To Add Seats To the Circuit and District Courts
More than two dozen progressive organizations have sent a letter to leaders of the Senate Judiciary Committee calling for the creation of new federal judgeships. Many of the organizations are endorsing circuit and district court expansion for the first time. Congress has not significantly increased...
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Thursday, October 29, 2020
Demand Justice Launches New TV Ad Campaign to Make Case for Expanding the Supreme Court
On Wednesday, Demand Justice announced a new TV ad that argues for expanding the size of the Supreme Court to restore balance and legitimacy. The ad comes in the aftermath of the partisan confirmation vote for Amy Coney Barrett. It argues that the Supreme Court has been “turned into a political...
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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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