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Civil Rights and Race Relations in America and Their Impact on the Lives of African Americans
9/09/13Related Case or Issue:
Amid a heated debate over reducing California’s prison population, LDF and Stanford Law School’s Three Strikes Project have released a report that analyzes the impact of the historic Three Strikes Reform Act passed by California voters last November.
Damon Hewitt, Director of Education Practice Group, spoke at a press conference organized by the Student Safety Coalition, a diverse group of educators, parents, students, advocates and legal experts.
Natasha M. Korgaonkar, assistant counsel in the Political Participation Group, writes in today's US News & World Report that "Texas' Voter ID Laws Are Plain and Simple Discrimination." Along with two democratic representatives from Texas, she argues that the Justice Department is absolutely correct to sue Texas over its blatantly discriminatory Voter ID laws.
On LDF's inaugural Bloggingheads episode, Ryan Haygood debates Glen Loury of Brown University on voting rights, America's racial history, and what a new civil rights movement looks like. Check it out!