The ABA has rated Ms. Pitlyk’s nomination negatively. This calls into question the organization’s fairness, as well as the overall consistency of their ratings. The ABA has been happy to give qualified or well-qualified ratings to nominees who have demonstrated far less litigation experience than Sarah Pitlyk.
Please join the Arlington/Falls Church Young Republicans on Monday, September 16th, at Summers Restaurant in Courthouse. Our guest speaker will be Ashley Baker, policy director at the Committee for Justice. Ashley will discuss the Supreme Court’s last term and offer a preview of the term that begins in October, as well as current topics related to the federal judiciary.
Facilitating a manageable regulatory environment for business and a fair climate for workers is critical to sustaining the record economic growth that has occurred under this president. Eugene Scalia has the skill set and the track record necessary to fill this role, and he has our unreserved support.
The following is a statement from the Committee for Justice on the Supreme Court 9-0 ruling today in Kisor v. Wilkie, upholding but limiting the doctrine of Auer deference, which instructs courts to defer to an administrative agency’s reasonable interpretation of its own ambiguous regulations. The case involved the Veteran Administration's denial of disability benefits.
The RNLA's Southeastern Pennsylvania Chapter will be hosting a Supreme Court Roundup Reception in Philadelphia on Thursday, June 27th in Center City, Philadelphia. Ashley Baker, from the Washington, D.C.-based Committee for Justice, is the featured reception speaker. Ashley will be offering a brief summary of the Supreme Court's October 2018 term and offer a preview of issues that might be working their way up to the Court next term.
The original small dollar loan rule is one of the most detrimental regulations ever issued by the CFPB, an unaccountable and unconstitutional regulator established by the Dodd-Frank Act. Put forward under the guise of consumer protection, the rule would have stripped valued financial services away from some of the most vulnerable people in society.
While the Mueller report, released today, concluded that there was no collusion between Russia and the Trump campaign, it described a "social media campaign" dating back to 2014 that was run by Russia's Internet Research Agency (IRA) and was designed to interfere in American elections. "By the end of the 2016 U.S. election, the IRA had the ability to reach millions of U.S. persons through their social media accounts," the report concludes.
We are nationally active conservative leaders who know Ken personally, or through his public service, have every confidence in his abilities: his tough on crime stance, his solution-oriented approach, his dedication to the rule of law, his love for America, and most importantly, his loyalty to the cause of making America great again.
AAF convenes two panels, the first on privacy and the second on the important threads between competition policy and AI, to discuss these important issues. The second panel includes CFJ's director of public policy Ashley Baker.