For 56 years, the Arizona Supreme Court had five justices. That changed in 2016 when Gov. Doug Ducey packed the state’s highest court by swearing in a sixth and seventh justice.
Roopali gained prominence after arguing various cases for the state of Arizona, including suing the State Senate Republican leadership over the partisan audit of Maricopa County’s 2020 election results.
Roopali Desai is Biden’s first nomination to the Phoenix chambers, and would be the first South Asian Judge on the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.
Bridget Bade has previously testified that she supports precedent set in Supreme Court cases surrounding abortion, gun control, and same-sex marriage.
The federal government is currently not accepting new DACA applications despite court order that it must resume doing so.
GOP lawmakers like McSally and McConnell are rushing create a judiciary slanted against hard-won civil rights protections.
Opinion: The watchful eye of a camera is everywhere. Here's why working as Jodi Arias' public defender made me realize they don't belong in the courtroom.
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