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The Supreme Court's other big case
Chris Hayes talks to Sherrilyn Ifill, [President and Director-Counsel] of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund about why the court found the Texas Department of Housing guilty of housing discrimination.
6/26/15Related Case or Issue:
See the following media accounts regarding the Supreme Court’s upcoming ruling on the Fair Housing Act in the case Texas v. Inclusive Communities Project.
Supreme Court upholds key piece of Fair Housing Act
Sherrilyn Ifill, president and director of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, talks to Andrea Mitchell about the Supreme Court’s decision Thursday to uphold the 1968 Fair Housing.
LDF Praises U.S. Supreme Court’s Decision to Uphold Disparate Impact Protections of the Fair Housing Act6/25/15Related Case or Issue:
Governor Cuomo Executive Order Designating Eric Schneiderman as Special Prosecutor Is A Step in the Right Direction6/25/15
For years, the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund (LDF) has joined the families of victims in calls for accountability in investigations of deaths in police custody. Tuesday’s announcement of a tentative framework designating Attorney General Eric Schneiderman as an interim special prosecutor for such cases is a milestone and a step in the right direction.