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LDF Joins 19 Organizations and 32 Law School Professors in Filing Amicus Brief Addressing Color Discrimination in Jury Selection10/24/16
On October 20, 2016, the NAACP Legal Defense Fund (LDF) joined the Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality (Korematsu Center), 18 other bar associations and non-profit organizations, and 32 law school professors in filing an amicus brief with the New York Court of Appeals, urging the Court to recognize that excluding an individual from jury service based on the color of her skin violates the Equal Protection Clause of the United States and New York Constitutions.
The New Civil Rights March: Resisting Alabama's Photo ID Law
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Deuel Ross in TPM: These are Places with a History of Voter Intimidation and Also Very Liberal Gun Laws10/18/16
Is Trump Urging His Gun-Toting Supporters To Break Voter Intimidation Laws?
Civil rights groups are already gearing up for an especially tense Election Day. Meanwhile, the federal government has been hobbled by a 2013 Supreme Court ruling in its ability to monitor elections in places with histories of voter intimidation. Of particular concern are states with loose open carry laws, where already, some armed Trump supporters have shown an interest in making their presence known at voting sites.