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LDF Among Many Voices After Grand Jury Decision in Eric Garner Choking Death by Staten Island Police Officer12/03/14
The New York Times is monitoring reactions and events as they unfold in the aftermath of the grand jury decision to not indict Staten Island police officer Daniel Pantaleo in the choking death of Eric Garner.
LDF is among the reactions:
Leticia Smith-Evans Delivers Keynote Address At Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services 24th Annual Fall Appreciation Luncheon12/03/14
Janai Nelson, LDF Associate Director-Counsel, joins a panel on the Diane Rehm Show to discuss the prospects of change in the aftermath of the Ferguson crisis.
Yesterday, NAACP Legal Defense Fund (LDF) President and Director-Counsel Sherrilyn Ifill participated in a White House meeting with President Barack Obama Vice President Joe Biden, representatives from law enforcement organizations, youth leaders, local elected officials and members of the faith community.
Today, LDF sent a letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, urging swift confirmation of Charlotte Burrows, nominee for Commissioner of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), and David Lopez, nominee for General Counsel of the EEOC.