AAUW Supports Confirmation of Judge Sotomayor

AAUW just released a statement this afternoon supporting the confirmation of Judge Sotomayor.  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 07/23/2009 Contact: Lisa Goodnight, goodnightl@aauw.org 202/785-7738 AAUW Supports Confirmation of Judge Sotomayor Judiciary Committee […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   July 23, 2009

Confirmation Hearings Day Four

Thanks for joining us for our final day live blogging the Senate confirmation hearings of Judge Sonia Sotomayor including testimony from witnesses. Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   July 16, 2009

Confirmation Hearings Day Three

Senate confirmation hearings of Judge Sotomayor continued for a third day. Read the transcript of Wednesday’s live blog below and be sure to join us for the final day of testimony. Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   July 16, 2009

Host a Sotomayor Confirmation Watch Party

Judge Sonia Sotomayor’s Supreme Court confirmation hearings with the Senate Judiciary Committee are set to begin next Monday.  Be a part of this historic event and engage family, friends, and […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   July 10, 2009

AAUW Invites You to Ask Judge Sotomayor

Last week, Sen. Pat Leahy (D-VT), chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee, announced that Judge Sonia Sototmayor’s U.S. Supreme Court confirmation hearings will begin on July 13. AAUW will be […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   June 16, 2009

On President Obama’s Nomination of Judge Sonia Sotomayor

AAUW monitors the judicial nomination process because so many of our fundamental rights and liberties have been established and are protected by the federal courts. AAUW supports a fair and […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   May 26, 2009

Court Rules the Pregnancy Discrimination Act is not Retroactive

The U.S. Supreme Court issued a disappointing ruling in the pregnancy discrimination case AT&T Corp v. Hulteen, overturning the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decision. Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   8 Comments   |   May 18, 2009

Open Thread: Nominating a Supreme Court Justice

In light of Justice Souter’s recent announcement that he is stepping down from the U.S. Supreme Court in June, my colleagues and I were joining with the pundits in pondering […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   5 Comments   |   May 06, 2009

We’re Talking about Money

There have been numerous reports documenting the achievement gaps in education in America. Some focus on the racial gap, others on the gender gap, and AAUW’s own Where the Girls […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   April 30, 2009

Crusader for Women Worldwide

Ritu Sharma has led a life that would appeal to anyone interested in social change. Sharma will be one of our keynote speakers at the National Conference for College Women […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   April 07, 2009