Norton, CBC Call On Senate To Reject Nomination Of Andrew Oldham To 5th Circuit For History Of Opposing Legal Protections And Voting Rights For Minorities

Norton, CBC Call on Senate to Reject Nomination of Andrew Oldham to 5th Circuit for History of Opposing Legal Protections and Voting Rights for Minorities

WASHINGTON – Today, the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) – led by CBC Chairman Cedric L. Richmond (D-LA-02), CBC Judicial Nominations Task Force Chair Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), and CBC Texas Delegation Members Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX-30), Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX-18), and Marc Veasey (D-TX-33) – called on the U.S. Senate to reject the nomination of Andrew Oldham to be a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.  The Members wrote that Oldham “has devoted much of his career to challenging legal protections that help ensure minorities’ access to employment, voting rights, public housing, and even integrated …

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