The Leadership Conference is working diligently to see that Tom Perez is confirmed as U.S. Secretary of Labor. Perez is an eminently qualified public servant and consensus builder who has dedicated his career to ensuring that all individuals are treated fairly and have the opportunity to succeed. He has served with integrity and distinction at the local, state and national level, compiling an outstanding record of achievement.
Civil Rights Link Roundup: Ex-Offender Voting Rights, Mandatory Minimums, and Judical Nominations
March 22, 2010 - Posted by Tyler Lewis
Here are a few interesting civil rights related items:
- Editorial: Congress should restore voting rights to ex-offenders - The New York Times
- Opinion: In drug cases, the Justice Department should pursue charges for possession rather than the mandatory minimum - Main Justice
- Interview: Matt Yglesias from ThinkProgress discusses senate obstructionism that has slowed down the judicial nominations process - ACSblog