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LDF, along with the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law and the Poverty & Race Research Action Council (PRRAC), strongly urge Westchester County to comply with a consent decree in which the county agreed to take specific actions to eradicate housing discrimination and expand equal housing opportunity within its boundaries.
In Reuters "The Great Debate," Janai Nelson, LDF's Associate Director-Counsel, argues "swift and dauntless action is needed in both houses of Congress, however, to ensure that voting remains an equal opportunity exercise for all Americans, and that Congress remains a relevant force in the defense of voting rights in places like Mississippi, Texas, Georgia and beyond." She powerfully calls for the passage of the7/03/14
At the 2014 Aspen Ideas Festival panel titled "After the Gavel: The Supreme Court, the Future, and You" Sherrilyn Ifill, along with Theodore B. Olson, Neal Katyal, and Jeffrey Rosen discuss recent Supreme Court decisions and what they mean for all Americans.