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Almost 150 Civil Rights and Progressive Groups Announce Opposition to Sessions Attorney General Nomination12/01/16
Leaders to Hold Press Conference today at Supreme Court, Deliver Letters to Senators
NAACP Legal Defense Fund Urges Fifth Circuit to Ensure Education Equality in Louisiana Charter School Desegregation Case11/30/16Related Case or Issue:
The NAACP Legal Defense Fund (LDF), joined by co-counsel Gideon Carter of Baton Rouge, LA, filed a brief asking the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit to reverse a July decision granting a Louisiana charter school’s motion to operate a virtually one-race school in the St.
The NAACP Legal Defense Fund and Criminal Justice in the 21st Century
The NAACP Legal Defense Fund used the legal system to overcome separate but equal, desegregate schools and public facilities, and bring some measure of equal justice to African Americans living under Jim Crow laws in the U.S. What role does this legendary organization have now in the era of Black Lives Matter, and how would Thurgood Marshall interpret it all?
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