CAC In the News

May 12, 2017

“There is no cost to Lee in suggesting Garland for this job,” Lithwick notes. “It amounts, as Elizabeth Wydra of the Constitutional Accountability Center notes in an email, to little more than a headline that reads ‘Mike Lee wants to replace Merrick Garland with a conservative on the D.C. Circuit.’

May 11, 2017

There is no cost to Lee in suggesting Garland for this job. It amounts, as Elizabeth Wydra of the Constitutional Accountability Center notes in an email, to little more than a headline that reads “Mike Lee wants to replace Merrick Garland with a conservative on the D.C. Circuit.”

May 8, 2017

In the Trump era -- with a Senate confirmation process now subject to a simple majority vote, thanks to McConnell and Senate Republicans -- it is impossible to imagine any stronger or more able steward of Justice Kennedy's legacy than Kennedy himself. Despite all the pressure and pointed rumors of his retirement, he surely realizes this.

May 2, 2017

David Gans, Director of the Human Rights, Civil Rights, and Citizenship Program at the Constitutional Accountability Center, and Matthew Nelson, a Partner at Warner Norcross and Judd LLP, discussed the Supreme Court decision in Bank of America v. City of Miami. They spoke with June Grasso and Greg Stohr on "Bloomberg Law."

May 1, 2017

At an event last week organized by the Constitutional Accountability Center (CAC), a group of lawyers who practice before the court were asked if a private dinner bringing together the head of the executive branch and the leaders of the judicial branch seemed appropriate.... “Major initiatives of this administration are likely to come before the court in the near term,” said Brianne J. Gorod, the CAC’s chief counsel, and that would be “one factor to keep in mind” in assessing the propriety.