The Democratic Candidates Should Tell Us Now Who They’ll Put on the Supreme Court
And they should choose nominees who will help dismantle mass incarceration.
James Forman, Jr.
In which I take a day off from my regular obsession with city/county/state policy to explain why Bryan Stevenson, Michelle Alexander, and
should be on the Supreme Court.
The Marshall Project
"In a country that locks up more of its citizens than any other, we should demand that candidates for president have a plan for how they will confront mass incarceration and repair the harms it has caused." More at
SCOTUS is the long game says
. Dems have long and foolishly ignored the crucial importance of judicial appointments. Presidential hopefuls, if you want our vote you need a superstar shortlist and a promise to execute it.
I really like
's suggestions for the Supreme Court: lawyers who've seen the gritty side of the criminal justice system and country, people like Bryan Stevenson, Sherrilyn Ifill and my
colleague Michelle Alexander
piece calling on Democratic presidential candidates to issue their list of Supreme Court appointees
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- we should demand from Democratic candidates for the Presidency their list of who they would place on the Supreme Court, to address the crisis of mass incarceration