Thirty-two plaintiffs lawyers, academics, state and federal judges, civil rights advocates and others, but none from Big Law, should be considered by Democratic presidential contenders for any new opening on the U.S. Supreme Court, the progressive group Demand Justice said Tuesday in pitching a list of would-be justices.
Demand Justice had said it was preparing a list of Supreme Court shortlisters, in part to spur a broader dialogue among Democratic presidential hopefuls about the high court. Then-candidate Donald Trump posted two Supreme Court candidate lists, picking primarily from prominent conservative state and federal appeals judges. Republicans widely praised Trump for his lists.
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