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LDF applauds the Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights release today of9/30/14Related Case or Issue:
- Lauren McCauley, Detroiters Vow Resistance After Judge Rules There is No Human Right to Water, Common Dreams (Sep 30, 2014)
9/29/14Related Case or Issue:
Decision Comes As United Nations Delegates Announce
Investigation into Human Rights Violations
DETROIT, MI— Today, the ACLU of Michigan and NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc., a separate entity from the NAACP, expressed deep disappointment with a federal judge’s decision to deny a motion that would have temporarily stopped water service shut-offs to Detroit residents.
Last night, Sherrilyn Ifill appeared on The Rachel Maddow Show where she discussed Attorney General Holder's extraordinary civil rights legacy.
LDF Commends Extraordinary Leadership of Departing Attorney General Eric Holder and Expresses Confidence That His Civil Rights Legacy Will Endure9/25/14
(NEW YORK) The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. today lauded the stellar leadership of departing Attorney General Eric Holder, who announced his resignation this morning. LDF also emphasized the need for continued vigilance in the protection of civil rights.