A proposed ban on judges belonging to the Federalist Society and the American Constitution Society is drawing increased attention from Capitol Hill as a Judicial Conference committee is set to weigh next steps for the draft advisory opinion.
Several lawmakers have sent letters to formally weigh in on the proposed opinion, first made public in January. On Monday, Rep. Jim Jordan, recently named the top Republican on the House Judiciary Committee, sent a letter to the Judicial Conference requesting details on its Committee on Codes of Conduct’s formulation and consideration of the draft advisory opinion.
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