The last three nominees to California seats on the Ninth Circuit have all been from the same “large donor” law firm; Michelle Friedland is the third such nominee, which raises serious questions as to lack of diversity and influence. The Munger Tolles & Olson firm is reportedly one of the largest law firm donors to Senator Dianne Feinstein. Clearly, the Munger firm’s largest cash recipients are the two people with the most influence over California’s judicial nominations (President Obama and Senator Feinstein).
AFA of PA ACTION ALERT June 11, 2012 Issues Architect of Roe v. Wade Up For Confirmation for 9th Circuit Details Andrew David Hurwitz, is President Obama nominee to the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. The vote may come as soon as Monday morning! Here are a few problems with Hurwitz: 1.) Hurwitz Acted […]
Today a three judge panel of the Ninth US Circuit Court of Appeals declared California’s Proposition 8, the voter referendum banning same-sex so-called marriage, unconstitutional. It will be appealed to a full panel of the Ninth Circuit. The American Family Association of Pennsylvania (AFA of PA), an advocate for natural marriage, is disappointed by the ruling, but not surprised.