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Celebrating 75 Years of LDF
Statement of Sherrilyn Ifill, President and Director-Counsel,
NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund
When LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling’s racist remarks came to light and spread over the Internet like wildfire, the NBA acted quickly to ban him from the organization. We applaud the NBA’s forceful disavowal of Sterling’s ugly remarks. But it appears that, for the NBA and others, words continue to speak louder than actions.
4/29/14Related Case or Issue:
Photo courtesy Loteria Films
In a progress report co-published by Stanford Law School's "Three Strikes Project" and LDF, the recidivism rate among inmates released under California's Prop. 36, also known as the Three Strikes Reform Act, continues to be remarkably low.
Statement from Sherrilyn Ifill, President and Director-Counsel of
the NAACP Legal Defense Fund
4/23/14Related Case or Issue:
This week, Sherrilyn Ifill and NAACP LDF's Education Group recorded a high volume of media hits around the Supreme Court's recent decision in Schuette vs. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action.