Baltimore – Today, the NAACP sent a letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee opposing the nomination of Steven Menashi to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and calling upon the White House to withdraw the nomination. Derrick Johnson, President, and CEO made the following statement:

“In two days, the Senate Judiciary Committee is scheduled to vote on the nomination of Steven Menashi to the Second Circuit. That vote should not occur. Instead, the White House should withdraw this nomination for the sake of the courts and the country.