RNLA Elects New Board of Governors Members for 2023

Washington, D.C. – The Republican National Lawyers Association (RNLA) elected five new members to its Board of Governors at its annual board meeting on December 8, 2022. These elite attorneys will help to lead the over 7,000-member-strong organization.

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RNLA Elects New Officers for 2023

Washington, D.C. – On December 8, 2022, the Board of Governors of the Republican National Lawyers Association (RNLA) elected new officers to lead the organization. They will join the incumbent officers in leading the over 7,000-member-strong organization in 2023.

RNLA Chair Harmeet Dhillon said: “We are excited to announce the appointment of RNLA’s new officers for 2023. These individuals have demonstrated their leadership time and time again, and we look forward to working with them over the coming year to continue the important work of the Republican Party and the RNLA.”

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RNLA In the News: No centrist senator could possibly approve judicial nominee Nancy Abudu

RNLA's letter in opposition to the nomination of Nancy Abudu to the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit was referenced in a recent article published in the Washington Examiner.

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No centrist senator could possibly approve judicial nominee Nancy Abudu

Washington Examiner

by Quin Hillyer, Commentary Writer

February 03, 2023 09:26 AM

Naturally, the Republican National Lawyers Association is far from thrilled about most Biden judicial nominees and is outspoken in its concerns about several. Nevertheless, Abudu is one of only two nominees the RNLA has outright opposed, signaling that there is a difference between mere philosophical distastefulness and unacceptability.

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RNLA Congratulates Ronna McDaniel on Her Reelection as RNC Chairwoman

Washington, D.C. – The Republican National Lawyers Association (RNLA) Board congratulates Ronna McDaniel on her reelection as Chair of the Republican National Committee (RNC).

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RNLA in the News: Democrats cried wolf over Election Day violence

An op-ed by RNLA President Marc Ellinger was recently published by the Grand Canyon Times.

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Democrats cried wolf over Election Day violence

Grand Canyon Times

 

For months leading up to the 2022 midterm elections, Democrats sounded the alarm that there would be violence from Republicans on Election Day. But as the dust settles after the election, those who cried wolf must accept the fact that they were entirely wrong.

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RNLA Leadership Reacts to the Election of Kevin McCarthy as Speaker of the House

Washington, D.C. – The Republican National Lawyers Association (RNLA) congratulates Kevin McCarthy on his election as Speaker of U.S. House of Representatives.

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Marc Ellinger Honored as 2022 Republican Lawyer of the Year

Washington, D.C. – The Board of Governors of the Republican National Lawyers Association (RNLA) has named Marc Ellinger of Missouri as the 2022 Republican Lawyer of the Year. Mr. Ellinger was selected in recognition of his outstanding professional accomplishments and years of tireless dedication and service to the Republican Party. He will be honored at a reception in Washington D.C., on Wednesday, December 7, 2022.

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RNLA Honors Bilenda Harris-Ritter as the 2022 Recipient of the Chairman’s Award

Washington, D.C. – The Republican National Lawyers Association (RNLA) is pleased to announce that its sixth Robert J. Horn Chairman’s Award will be bestowed on Bilenda Harris-Ritter during the 21st National Election Law Seminar in Phoenix, Arizona on August 12-13, 2022.

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RNLA Opposes the Nomination of Nancy Abudu to the Eleventh Circuit

In a letter to Senate Judiciary Chairman Dick Durbin and Ranking Member Chuck Grassley, the RNLA announced its opposition to the nomination of Nancy Abudu to the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. The text of the letter can be viewed below. For a PDF version, click here

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RNLA Sends Letter to Senators Dick Durbin and Chuck Grassley About the Record of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson

RNLA sent the following letter to Senate Judiciary Chairman Dick Durbin and Ranking Member Chuck Grassley regarding the record of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson:

 

Dear Chairman Durbin and Ranking Member Grassley, 

The Republican National Lawyers Association (“RNLA”) urges you to seek answers from Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the following questions during her Supreme Court confirmation hearings before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Receiving answers to these questions from Judge Jackson is especially important due to the compressed timeline of this nomination, which does not allow for sufficient factfinding in these matters. 

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