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Celebrating 75 Years of LDF
7/29/16Related Case or Issue:
On Thursday, attorneys for Duane Buck filed his Brief for Petitioner with the U.S. Supreme Court in Buck v. Davis, an extraordinary Texas death penalty case about racial bias and ineffective assistance of counsel.
Democrats Are Spotlighting A Big Education Problem Pushing Kids Out of School
Monique Dixon, the NAACP Legal Defense Fund deputy policy director and senior counsel, called the Democratic platform encouraging.
“What we know is that students cannot learn if they’re not in school,” said Dixon. “It shows us that at least they are aware of the problem. That there is at least a willingness to have a conversation about it. Whether it will become a reality, we’ll have to see.”
Today, the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF) was thrilled to learn that NBA owner, Hall of Famer and international basketball star, Michael Jordan will be making a $1 million grant to LDF in support of our work to restore and ensure trust between communities and law enforcement across the nation.