Bloomberg Law
Nov. 25, 2020, 9:51 AM

Liberal Lawyer Group Ready with Judicial Nominee List for Biden

Madison Alder
Madison Alder

Within two hours of the presidential election being called in Joe Biden’s favor, the liberal American Constitution Society submitted recommendations for judicial nominees to his team.

Biden needs to be prepared to act quickly in a way past Democratic presidents haven’t, ACS President and former Sen. Russ Feingold (D-Wis.) said. His group has been laying the groundwork to help with that for months.

ACS’s 45 working groups across 36 states helped develop the list of progressive judicial recommendations—excluding Supreme Court—and more names are coming. ACS is often seen as a liberal equivalent for the conservative Federalist Society, the group Donald ...

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