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A Broken Promise in Texas: Race, the Death Penalty and the Duane Buck Case
LDF Monitoring How Formerly Covered States Are Responding to the Supreme Court's Voting Rights Act Decision7/01/13
The NAACP Legal Defense Fund is closely monitoring how formerly covered states and localities are responding to the Supreme Court’s decision in Shelby County, Alabama v.
Leah C. Aden, NAACP LDF Fried Frank Fellow in the Political Participation Group, shines light on the adverse impact of the Supreme Court's ruling in Shelby County, Alabama v. Holder, which struck at the very heart of the Voting Rights Act on Tuesday, June 25, 2013.
LDF President and Director-Counsel Sherrilyn Ifill Calls on Americans to Reverse the Supreme Court's Decision Striking Key Provision of Voting Rights Act6/28/13
In response to the Supreme Court's Tuesday decision striking a key provision of the Voting Rights Act, LDF President and Director-Counsel Sherrilyn Ifill calls on American citizens and the congress to restore the “crown jewel” of the civil rights movement. Writing in Politico, Ms.
LDF President and Director-Counsel Sherrilyn Ifill Discusses the Supreme Court's "Shameful Decision" to Strike Key Provision of Voting Rights Act6/26/13
On Tuesday, the Supreme Court declared Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act, a crucial aspect of the landmark civil rights law, unconstitutional.
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Statement of Sherrilyn Ifill President & Director-Counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. on the Court’s Decisions in United States v. Windsor and Hollingsworth v. Perry