Stories tagged: "federal courts"

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Biden’s Next Big Challenge: How to Deal With Trump’s Takeover of the Courts

“If somebody believes they are a victim of discrimination in their workplace, the final say on whether our civil rights laws are properly enforced is a lower court judge,” Daniel Goldberg, legal director of the nonprofit advocacy group Alliance for Justice, told COURIER.

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1 in 4 Circuit Court Judges Have Been Appointed By Trump. Here’s Why That Matters For Your Rights.

The courts are intended to serve as an independent third branch willing to act as a check and balance. Yet many of Trump's judicial nominees are known for their conservative ideologies.