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LDF Assistant Counsel Rachel Kleinman On Impact of the Supreme Court's Ruling in Fisher v. UT Austin7/08/13
LDF Assistant Counsel Rachel Kleinman spoke to the Orlando Sentinel about the impact of the Supreme Court's ruling in Fisher v. UT Austin, which endorsed the benefits of student-body diversity in colleges and universities and allowed the continued use of race-conscious admissions policies.
Ryan Haygood, LDF Director of the Political Participation Group, talks with Tavis Smley about the implications of four recent Supreme Courts rulings regarding diversity in college admissions, The Voting Rights Act and same six marriage.
Listen to the conversation here.
This week marks what would have been the 105th birthday of LDF founder Thurgood Marshall. He was LDF’s first President and Director-Counsel and led the organization through some of its most important seminal cases.
LDF Monitoring How Formerly Covered States Are Responding to the Supreme Court's Voting Rights Act Decision7/01/13
The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF) is closely monitoring how states and localities that were formerly covered by Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act are responding to the Supreme Court’s devastating decision in Shelby County, Alabama v. Holder, which effectively removed that core protection.