Nan Aron speaking at an Alliance for Justice event
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
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Nan Aron is an American lawyer and the founder and president of Alliance for Justice (AFJ), a liberal / progressive judicial advocacy group in the United States. Staunchly liberal / progressive, Aron has been a noted opponent of conservative judicial nominees in the United States. She repeatedly called for former President Barack Obama to be more aggressive in nominating liberals and progressives to the bench.
Aron received her B.A. from Oberlin College and her J.D. from Case Western Reserve University School of Law. Prior to founding Alliance for Justice, Aron worked as a staff attorney for the ACLU's National Prison Project. Aron went on to serve as a trial attorney for the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, where she litigated race and sex discrimination cases against companies and unions in federal and district courts. In 1979, Aron founded the Alliance for Justice. She established its Judicial Selection Project in 1985.
Aron authored Liberty and Justice for All: Public Interest Law in the 1980s and Beyond in 1989, as well as Justice in the Making—A Citizen's Guide in 1993 with Alliance for Justice.
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