(TriceEdneyWire.com) - "It is confidence in the men and women who administer the judicial system that is the true backbone of the rule of law." -
There are many words one could use to describe
Unfortunately, Trump's campaign and subsequent presidency has acclimated much of the public, and many of our political leaders, to lowered expectations of open and transparent governance, but this growing tolerance for the erosion of institutional democratic norms must stop now or our nation's highest court, and the hard-fought-for gains of human and civil rights groups, will be lost for generations to come.
If the past is prologue, Judge
Concerned citizens can call 202-224-3121 to tell their Senators to vote no on Kavanaugh's confirmation.
When fundamental liberties are at stake, the public and our
A rushed nomination process conducted without the full trove of government documents and records related to his nomination will leave a cloud of illegitimacy hanging over any eventual nomination and it will undermine the public's confidence in our nation's highest court. A
Just because a president, who has the constitutional duty and authority to fill court vacancies, nominates a justice, it is not a foregone conclusion that the nominee will make it to the bench-just ask
There have been moments in our history when our nation has had to fight to ensure that the court swings more towards justice and not a particular partisan ideology. While
To continue with the nomination process under this unnecessary and politically damaging cloud of secrecy would be a supremely bad decision that would undermine our nation's judicial branch.