Sunday, May 19, 2024

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 […]

American Bar Association to Create Commission on Hispanic Legal Rights

The American Bar Association is expected to announce today the creation of a new commission to study whether the legal system is addressing the needs of the Hispanic community. Stephen N. Zack, a Cuban-American lawyer from Miami soon to be the first Hispanic at the helm of the ABA, has tapped Cesar L. Alvarez to […]