People For the American Way

People For the American Way Welcomes Focus on Supreme Court Ethics Reform

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 19, 2023

Contact: Press Department at People For the American Way

Email: [email protected]

Phone Number: 2024674999

Washington D.C. – Ahead of tomorrow’s expected vote by the Senate Judiciary Committee on the Supreme Court Ethics, Recusal, and Transparency (SCERT) Act, People For the American Way President Svante Myrick released the following statement:

“We applaud the Judiciary Committee for taking steps to focus on ethics reform at the Supreme Court.  The recent revelations about ethics lapses and corrupt behavior on the part of some right-wing justices have been mind-boggling. The truth is that the Court, under the guidance of the Chief Justice, should take steps to address this itself. But since it won’t we are encouraged to see lawmakers’ efforts to step in. People For has advocated for years for an enforceable code of ethics for the Supreme Court, which is long overdue.”

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About People For the American Way 

People For the American Way, a national progressive advocacy organization, inspires and mobilizes community and cultural leaders to advance Truth, Justice and the American Way. We convene courageous Americans, produce compelling media and organize campaigns to defend our democracy from authoritarian threats and advance America’s promise that everyone will enjoy freedom, safety and a vote that counts. Learn more: http://www.pfaw.org