Letter from 31 retired U.S. armed forces officers in strong support of Cornelia (Nina) Pillard D.C. Circuit nomination (07/22/13)
"While an Assistant in the U.S. Solicitor General’s office, Professor Pillard wrote the legal briefs that challenged VMI’s exclusion of women....The Supreme Court agreed: in a 7-1 decision, it found VMI’s exclusion of women to be unconstitutional....We support Professor Pillard’s nomination because her accomplishments and credentials demonstrate that she has the qualifications to be a federal appellate judge, and because her dedication to principles of equality demonstrates that she will be a great one."
Viet Dinh Letter in support of Cornelia Pillard nomination to the D.C. Circuit (07/18/13)
"Based on our long and varied professional experience together, I know that Professor
Pillard is exceptionally bright, a patient and unbiased listener, and a lawyer of great judgment and unquestioned integrity. We certainly do not agree on the merits of every issue, but Nina has always been fair, reasonable, and sensible in her judgments."