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Janai Nelson Discusses Challenging Texas's Voter ID Law on Slate's Amicus Podcast with Dahlia Lithwick3/04/17
On February 27, the Department of Justice announced an abrupt about-face on voting rights, essentially walking away from a lawsuit against a harsh voter ID law in Texas. Dahlia Lithwick, host of Slate's Amicus podcast, discusses the reversal and its implications with Janai Nelson of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund.
NAACP Legal Defense Fund Participates in Historic Selma March Anniversary Events, Calls for Renewed Attention to Challenging Discriminatory Voting Laws3/03/17
NAACP Legal Defense Fund Participates in Historic Selma March Anniversary Events, Calls for Renewed Attention to Challenging Discriminatory Voting Laws
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LDF Sends Letter to Senate Leadership Opposing Repeal of Accountability Regulations of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)3/03/17
LDF sent a letter to Senator Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer expressing our opposition to H.J. Res. 57/S.J. Res. 25 disapproving the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) state plans and accountability rule under the Congressional Review Act. The ESSA rule upholds the civil rights legacy of the law by including all students and historically underserved children and youth in accountability decisions, ensuring that meaningful action is taken when schools fail to meet the needs of all students. H.J. Res. 57/S.J. Res.
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NAACP Legal Defense Fund Files Brief Supporting G.G. in First Transgender Rights Case to Reach Supreme Court
Brief Documents Ugly History of Segregation in Public Accommodations