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Demand Justice Calls for Investigation into Possible McConnell Involvement in DC Circuit Judge Retirement

WASHINGTON, DC, March 19, 2020—In the wake of reports that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is directly pressuring federal judges to retire or take senior status so that President Trump may appoint their successors prior to the 2020 election, Demand Justice sent a letter to the chief judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for […]

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U.S. District Judge Adelman Sounds Alarm About Supreme Court’s Anti-Democracy, Pro-Republican Bias

WASHINGTON, DC, March 12, 2020 – Demand Justice on Thursday called for House Democrats to hold a hearing with the sitting federal judge who this week became a whistleblower exposing politicization at the highest levels of the federal judicial branch. In a letter to Rep. Hank Johnson, the chairman of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on […]

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Progressive Groups Call on Justice Kavanaugh to Recuse Himself from CFPB Case

WASHINGTON, DC, Dec. 17, 2019—On Tuesday, Demand Justice, Demand Progress Education Fund, Revolving Door Project, and Allied Progress called on Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh to recuse himself from Seila Law LLC v. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, a case that threatens the existence of the independent consumer watchdog established as part of the Dodd-Frank Act. […]

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George Mason University Students Protest Hiring of Brett Kavanaugh as Law Professor

WASHINGTON, DC, April 11, 2019 —On Thursday, a coalition of sexual assault survivors’ organizations and other progressive groups called on House Democrats to investigate the circumstances surrounding Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the Supreme Court, such as whether the Trump administration interfered with the FBI’s investigation into the sexual assault allegations made against him. Throughout the […]