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April 30, 2010

by David H. Gans, Director of the Human Rights, Civil Rights & Citizenship Program, Constitutional Accountability Center

April 23, 2010

The Supreme Court on Monday will hear argument in Rent-A-Center v.

April 23, 2010

In a letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee sent on April 22, CAC has urged the Senate to confirm Berkeley Law Professor Goodwin Liu to the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.  As we stated in our letter, Professor Liu’s “exceptional record of accomplishments, his ‘well qualified’ rating by the American Bar Association, and his testimony at his confirmation hearing on April 16” demonstrate that Professor Liu “is overwhelmingly qualified to sit on the Court of Appeals.”

April 22, 2010

In a very important essay published this week in Politico’s “Arena,” constitutional historian William Forbath makes many of the same arguments that CAC has been making since its inception.

April 20, 2010

Today, as we celebrate Justice Stevens’ 90th birthday, we also mourn the passing of one of the leaders of the Civil Rights Movement, Dorothy Height.   An organizer and activist who worked closely with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and other Movement leaders, and the longtime President of the National Council of Negro Women, Dr.

April 20, 2010

Today is the 90th birthday of Justice John Paul Stevens, the longest-serving Justice on the current Supreme Court and a towering figure in Supreme Court history.  With Justice Stevens’ announcement two weeks ago that he will retire from the Court at the end of this Term, we at CAC (along with many others) have already shared our tributes to Justice Stevens’ 34 years of service, along with a list of his “

April 15, 2010

by Doug Kendall, President, Constitutional Accountability Center.  This article is cross-posted in Grist Magazine and on Warming Law.

April 14, 2010

by Elizabeth Wydra, Chief Counsel, Constitutional Accountability Center.  This piece is cross-posted at ACSblog.