Beacon Broadside has published "Time For a New Thurgood Marshall on the Supreme Court," an opinion piece in which Suffolk Law Professor Michael Avery calls on President Barack Obama "to appoint someone to the Supreme Court with the experience, vision, courage and integrity that made Marshall such a great lawyer and great justice."

Beacon Broadside is a blog from Beacon Press that presents "ideas, opinions, and personal essays from respected writers, thinkers, and activists."