CAP presses Biden to nominate climate-focused judges

October 8, 2021
The Center for American Progress (CAP) and congressional Democrats are urging President Joe Biden to nominate judges with experience addressing climate change, warning that the current bench is unbalanced because the only judges who have worked on environmental issues largely represented industrial polluters. CAP officials along with Rep. Joe Neguse (D-CO), Earthjustice legislative director Coby Dolan and Loyola University law professor Karen Sokol addressed the issue on an Oct. 7 web event, urging Biden to nominate to the judicial branch...

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