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LDF Praises U.S. Supreme Court’s Decision to Uphold Disparate Impact Protections of the Fair Housing Act6/25/15Related Case or Issue:
Governor Cuomo Executive Order Designating Eric Schneiderman as Special Prosecutor Is A Step in the Right Direction6/25/15
For years, the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund (LDF) has joined the families of victims in calls for accountability in investigations of deaths in police custody. Tuesday’s announcement of a tentative framework designating Attorney General Eric Schneiderman as an interim special prosecutor for such cases is a milestone and a step in the right direction.
On The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell, Sherrilyn Ifill Talks on the Aftermath of the Emanuel A.M.E Church Massacre6/24/15
Sen. Scott: Nation's future has been changed
The NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF) strongly supports the Voting Rights Advancement Act (the Advancement Act), introduced today in the Senate and the House. The bill represents a welcome effort by Members of Congress to restore critical voting rights protections in the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision that gutted a key provision of the 1965 Voting Rights Act exactly two years ago in Shelby County, Alabama v. Holder.
Decision anxiously awaited in Supreme Court housing case