Jill Stein


Jill Stein has never held elected office or played any formal role in the nomination or appointment of judges. She has criticized the Supreme Court and rulings she disagrees with.


STATEMENTS ON JUDICIAL NOMINATIONS AND JUDICIAL PHILOSOPHY

  • On judicial nominations to the Supreme Court: Would “appoint a US Supreme Court Justice that would uphold the [C]onstitution and protect the needs of average people.”1

STATEMENTS ON SIGNIFICANT COURT DECISIONS

United States v. Texas (executive immigration amnesty):

“Terrible” 2

McCutcheon v. FEC (free political speech):

“[O]utrageous” 3

Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. (religious liberty):

“If they're offended by the sexist Supreme Court Hobby Lobby decision, the President (and future candidates) should start with a pledge to appoint women only to the bench until we reach gender parity.” 4

American Tradition Partnership v. Bullock (free political speech):

“Shameful ruling by the Supreme Court to allow corporate money to flow through all levels of government. The Stein campaign condemns this reckless decision and continues to call for a move to amend the U.S. Constitution to state that corporations are not people!” 5