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Sat May 18, 2024, 07:32 PM May 18

Prominent judicial advocacy group says Justice Alito cant be trusted with American democracy and calls for him to recuse [View all]

Source: Law & Crime

May 18th, 2024, 3:51 pm

Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito recently came under fire for an upside-down American flag seen flying at his house in late January 2021 – a bit of symbolism widely viewed as signaling agreement with Donald Trump’s false claims of fraud in the 2020 presidential election. Now, a progressive judicial advocacy organization says the lifetime-appointed jurist “can’t be trusted with American democracy.”

The Alliance for Justice, a sprawling umbrella group encompassing well over 100 non-profit organizations, is demanding Alito no longer take part in high court case having anything to do with the 45th president or the Jan. 6, 2021, pro-Trump attack on the U.S. Capitol.

On Thursday, the legal and political establishment was rocked by a New York Times report about having obtained photos of an upside down flag displayed at the Alito home on Jan. 17, 2021. President Joe Biden would be inaugurated three days later as the nation grappled with the still-fresh aftermath of the unprecedented Jan. 6 riot.

While unclear how long Old Glory was displayed upside-down outside the Alito residence, the paper reported reviewing an email sent on Jan. 18, 2021, from one of the Alitos’ neighbors to a relative indicating the flag had already been flown upside-down for several days.

Read more: https://lawandcrime.com/high-profile/prominent-judicial-advocacy-group-says-justice-alito-cant-be-trusted-with-american-democracy-and-calls-for-him-to-recuse-from-any-case-related-to-trump-or-jan-6/

Full headline: Prominent judicial advocacy group says Justice Alito ‘can’t be trusted with American democracy’ and calls for him to ‘recuse from any case related’ to Trump or Jan. 6
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Recuse is the least of it. If you don't believe in the constitution, resign. You can't be there. onecaliberal May 18 #1
Alito's bent. He has gotta go. oasis May 18 #2
What fucking good has ever come from some extra judicial Aviation Pro May 18 #3
What are our president's thoughts on the corruption of the Supreme Court? OzzieDog May 18 #4
SCOTUS does not answer to the White House. They are subject to Congress, and Congress has impeached ... marble falls May 19 #13
Message auto-removed Name removed May 19 #16
Pres Biden's Got This, Ozziedog.. TY for Cha May 19 #18
Biden has said repeatedly that he doesn't want to expand SCOTUS FakeNoose May 20 #20
January 6th wasn't a riot... AZ8theist May 18 #5
I think we do fight back but media are owned by big money rainy May 18 #6
If he won't resign - he should be impeached. nt TBF May 18 #7
Too Obvious At This Point HandmaidsTaleUntold May 18 #8
He and Thomas should both resign but they won't BlueKota May 18 #9
I think the bigger story is that Alito was going to stop Pence from certifying the Electoral College Votes ... aggiesal May 18 #10
call on him to resign prodigitalson May 18 #11
Recusal at the very least. Martin68 May 18 #12
This Prominent judicial advocacy group could be correct with this statement. republianmushroom May 19 #14
call for him to RESIGN, not just recuse. The longer this nutter is on SCOTUS the more damage he will do to democracy. onetexan May 19 #15
Time for a hammer to drop on this phony fuck Blue Owl May 19 #17
The SCOTUS needs an oversight body with real teeth to enforce ethics Novara May 20 #19
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