Monday, June 24, 2019

GOP Senate Delays Latino Nominees for Court Posts

With the U.S. Senate closing in on its year-end recess, Latino judicial nominations are languishing thanks to Republican leaders’ inaction. Despite “judicial emergencies,” the Senate has failed to take a vote on several judicial nominations including that of Judge Luis Felipe Restrepo who was nominated by President Obama in November 2014 to the U.S. Court […]

Arizona’s Anti-14th Amendment Bill Stalled

On Monday, the Arizona attempts to pass birthright bills hit a road block when one of the key sponsors of the anti-14th Amendment proposals stalled the measures to avoid possibly losing committee vote.  Republican Sen. Ron Gould of Lake Havasu, chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee, pulled the bill after over two hours of testimony […]