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Top Liberal Judicial Confirmation Warrior Nan Aron to Step Down

Jan. 11, 2021, 11:50 PM

Nan Aron will step down later this year as president of the progressive judicial advocacy group she founded, Alliance for Justice.

Aron has been a prominent liberal advocate for more than four decades in the judicial confirmation wars, helping lead the fight against Supreme Court nominees from Robert Bork and Clarence Thomas through Amy Coney Barrett.

“Despite the challenges and political dynamics of the past four years, I am optimistic about AFJ’s future and confident that the organization will continue to thrive as an important pillar of the progressive movement,” Aron said in a statement Monday announcing plans to depart ...