Bloomberg Law
June 7, 2021, 7:10 PMUpdated: June 7, 2021, 10:45 PM

Schumer Recommends Voting Rights Lawyers for Federal Bench (2)

Madison Alder
Madison Alder

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) has recommended two voting rights lawyers for federal judgeships in New York, a move being cheered by progressives.

Schumer has recommended Dale Ho, director of the ACLU’s Voting Rights Project, to a federal judgeship to the U.S. District Court of the Southern District of New York and Myrna Pérez, director of voting rights and election programs at NYU’s Brennan Center, to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

“Ms. Pérez and Mr. Ho are two of the foremost voting rights and election experts in the country. With the national focus ...

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