Lenora Lapidus

Director of the ACLU’s Women's Rights Project

Director of the ACLU’s Women's Rights Project

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Senate confirmation looked like a done deal, but gender politics are disrupting the process.

Kavanaugh Supreme Court Nomination Meets #MeToo

Senate confirmation looked like a done deal, but gender politics are disrupting the process.

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