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The Power of Now
4/25/17Related Case or Issue:
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Federal Judge Grants Class Certification in Case Challenging WMATA's Use of Overly Broad and Punitive Criminal Background Screening Policy4/25/17Related Case or Issue:
Sherrilyn Ifill and Deuel Ross Discuss Importance of Redistricting in Florissant to Ensure Black Voters Can Participate Equally in Electoral Process4/24/17
The change in boundaries came at the urging of the New York-based NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, the country’s first civil rights law firm.
“We believe that the city’s current electoral plan may undermine the opportunity of black voters in Florissant to participate equally in the political process and to elect candidates of their choice,” wrote Legal Defense Fund President Sherrilyn Ifill and three other attorneys from the firm in a letter two years ago to Mayor Thomas Schneider.
Jin Hee Lee Discusses LDF's Opposition to NYPD's Body Worn Camera Pilot Program on the Brian Lehrer Show4/24/17
Disputing the Details for the NYPD Body Cameras
NAACP Legal Defense Fund Statement on the Florida State Legislature’s Resolution Exonerating the “Groveland Four”4/21/17
Read the PDF version of our statement here.
NAACP Legal Defense Fund Statement on the
Florida State Legislature’s Resolution Exonerating the “Groveland Four”