June 23, 2016

American Constitution Society President Caroline Fredrickson on U.S. v. Texas Ruling


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Washington, D.C. – The 8-member U.S. Supreme Court today was unable to render a precedent-setting decision in United States v. Texas.

American Constitution Society for Law and Policy President Caroline Fredrickson made the following statement:

“Today’s non-decision is yet another in a growing list of reasons why it’s imperative for the Senate to take its job seriously and hold hearings and a vote for Merrick Garland. The Supreme Court is obviously hobbled, and Americans will continue to suffer the consequences as this judicial crisis continues.”

The American Constitution Society for Law and Policy (ACS), founded in 2001 and one of the nation's leading progressive legal organizations, is a rapidly growing network of lawyers, law students, scholars, judges, policymakers and other concerned individuals dedicated to making the law a force to improve lives of all people. For more information about the organization or to locate one of the more than 200 lawyer and law student chapters in 48 states, please visit www.acslaw.org. For more information on the Supreme Court vacancy, visit www.acslaw.org/SCOTUS.