Federal Courts and Nominations

#PurpleChairChat Episode 9: Expanding the Courts

CAC President Elizabeth Wydra and Vice President Praveen Fernandes will discuss the need for placing expansion of the lower federal courts on the agenda of the new Biden Administration.

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