ERA Coalition Statement In Response to Department of Justice Brief in Case Seeking to Force Publication of Equal Rights Amendment


On Friday evening, the Department of Justice filed a brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit in the case by the states of Illinois and Nevada seeking force U.S. Archivist David S. Ferriero to publish the Equal Rights Amendment as part of the Constitution. The brief asks the D.C. Circuit to affirm the dismissal of the case “without resolving the ERA’s legal status.”

ERA Coalition Statement on the Notice of Appeal by Attorneys General in Lower Court Ruling on the ERA


Democratic Attorneys General Kwame Raoul of Illinois, Aaron Ford of Nevada, and Mark Herring of Virginia filed their notice of appeal yesterday to a recent lower court decision that dismissed their court case, Virginia, et al v Ferriero, from March. Ferriero could compel the Archivist to add the Equal Rights Amendment to the Constitution as … Continue reading ERA Coalition Statement on the Notice of Appeal by Attorneys General in Lower Court Ruling on the ERA