As a non-profit organization, the association is not required to publicly list its donors. But Becker and Tate were able to pinpoint the source of $10.7 million of her more than $23 million the Society has raised since 2003. $6.4 million came from lawyers and companies suing in court, interest groups like Schenck, and companies. About three-quarters of that $6.4 million came from organizations or people doing business in the courts. (Among them are Chevron, which donated while a court considered liability for climate change-related damages, and the foundation donated more than $500,000 while a judge ruled on pregnancy discrimination claims against the company.) There’s UPS that donated.) Law firms that practice lawyers and courts made up the largest portion of donors (34%) behind that $10.4 million.
Donors to the association span the ideological spectrum. They include the First Liberty Institute, a conservative non-profit organization that challenged legal protections for LGBTQ people. Freedom Forum is a First Amendment non-profit organization affiliated with the journalism industry. The Boston Foundation is a local non-profit organization that supports abortion rights (among many others). What donors have in common is not a shared policy agenda, but a means of getting their foot in the door.
This is the Supreme Court riddled with scandals.Ginny Thomas is text message Politician about attempts to overturn the 2020 presidential election while her husband was involved in cases related to it. Judge Samuel Alito denies allegations of record He shared the results of the high-profile case with conservative activists weeks before those opinions were made public. given that, Dobbs Opinion, he has not said anything about it yet.
of Times‘s report merely repeats the Supreme Court’s stubborn failure to take ethics seriously. Instead of achieving equal justice under the law, it brings consequences to those who can afford a ticket.