Schwartz, at the Alliance for Justice
, said she doesn't have a problem with arbitration--just the part that forces people into it.
According to the Alliance for Justice
, 22 state courts have openings that are classified as "judicial emergencies." These are seats that have been vacant for more than 18 months, with each remaining judge responsible for hundreds more filings.
Signatories to the statement include: Alliance for Justice
in the Middle East (Graduate School of Arts Sciences), Asian American Association, Association of Black Harvard Women, Dharma, GSAS Capoeira Angola, Harvard College Human Rights Advocates, Harvard Islamic Society, Harvard Longwood Muslims (Harvard Medical School), Human Rights PIC at Harvard Kennedy School - Leadership Team, Justice For Palestine (Harvard Law School), Latino Men's Collective, Middle East Law Students Association (HLS), Palestine Caucus (HKS), Palestine Solidarity Committee, Society of Arab Students and the W.
By the end of his first year, according to a report by the liberal group Alliance for Justice
, he had nominated 65 federal judges and 28 were confirmed.
"The president is making history by nominating the first Latina to the Supreme Court," said Nan Aron, president of the Alliance for Justice
. "Judge Sotomayor has more federal judicial experience than any justice nominated to the Supreme Court in the past 100 years.
"She is the embodiment of women who go out every day and work hard," said Nan Aron, president of Alliance for Justice
. "We are hoping that she uses some of her platform to advance the plight of working women."
And Bit Tzedek v'Shalom, the Jewish Alliance for Justice
and Peace, called on outgoing US President George W.
I propose we make it a New Year's resolution to continue strengthening our relationship to build a stronger alliance for justice
The presentation is sponsored by Temple Beth Israel and Brit Tzedek v'Shalom/Jewish Alliance for Justice
In an April 11 interview with Internet blogger Hugh Hewitt, Nan Aron, head of the Alliance for Justice
, another pro-filibuster group, said, "I would oppose any nominee [to the Supreme Court] who supports the overturning of Roe v.
Junior staff at Alliance for Justice
answered his phone calls with fear and trepidation.
On the other end of the political spectrum, Nan Aron, president of the liberal Alliance for Justice
takes the more conventional view.