Ted Landsmark Featured in News@Northeastern: Advice for Biden’s First 100 Days: Bring In New Perspectives and Focus on the Possible
by Peter Ramjug, News@Northeastern
Biden’s pick to head the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division should be someone who has a clear understanding of how the civil rights laws can create opportunities for dispossessed people throughout the country—and are a tool of opportunity.
Appointing an African-American woman to the Supreme Court would bring an important set of perspectives to discussions about laws which, on their face, may seem neutral, but have a negative impact on women and people of color.
Diverse people inevitably bring diverse perspectives to the work they do. So having an African-American woman on the Supreme Court would raise the sensitivity across the board—of all of the justices and their clerks—to the challenges that American families face.