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Celebrating 75 Years of LDF
LDF Brings JP Schnapper-Casteras on Board as Special Counsel for Appellate and Supreme Court Advocacy9/08/14
LDF today announced that John Paul Schnapper-Casteras has joined the organization as Special Counsel for Appellate and Supreme Court Advocacy.
In this newly created role, Schnapper-Casteras, known as JP, will work with LDF attorneys on all aspects of civil rights litigation, particularly strategic development and preparation of appellate and Supreme Court briefs.
9/08/14Related Case or Issue:
The second week of testimony begins today in the voter ID trial in United States v. Texas, a federal challenge to Texas’s discriminatory photo ID law, Senate Bill 14. In this case with important national implications, the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc.
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund is alleging that at least 282 ballots in the state's June 3 primary election were not counted due to Alabama's law requiring voters to show a valid photo identification card.
9/02/14Related Case or Issue:
Texas’s Photo ID One of the Most Discriminatory in the Country
LDF is fighting to stop water shutoffs in Detroit as we also challenge Texas' discriminatory photo ID law.