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Celebrating 75 Years of LDF
7/07/16Related Case or Issue:
Not even twenty-four hours after Alton Sterling’s death at the hands of law enforcement in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Philando Castile was shot and killed by a police officer during a traffic stop near St. Paul, Minnesota.
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Five Things You Didn't Know About Thurgood Marshall
LDF Senior Counsel Chris Kemmitt visited WPFW’s emPower Hour on June 30, 2016 to talk about the U.S. Supreme Court's Utah v. Strieff decision and Justice Sotomayor’s dissent.
Why Voter Turnout Is So Low in New York's Primaries
Janai Nelson, the [Associate Director-Counsel] of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, said holding federal and state primaries on different days and having closed primary elections are among the factors that contribute to low voter turnout in New York.
But she's also optimistic there's a solution.