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Vigilance in the Defense of Liberty and Freedom
LDF Leads National Coalition Urging Federal Policy Makers to Reject Proposals to Place More Guns and Police Officers in Schools3/04/13
Advocates working to dismantle the School to Prison Pipeline are sending a strong message to federal policymakers about how to keep school safe without enhancing police presence
On Wednesday, February 27, 2013, Debo P. Adegbile of the NAACP Legal and Educational Defense Fund, Inc. (LDF) presented oral argument on behalf of defendant-intervenors in the Supreme Court in Shelby County, Alabama v. Holder, one of the most important civil rights cases in a generation.
(New York, NY) The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF) submitted a friend-of-the-court brief today to the United States Supreme Court in United States v. Windsor asking the Court to hold the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) unconstitutional. LDF’s brief urges the Court to apply heightened scrutiny to the law because it intentionally relegates gays and lesbians to inferior social status.
SCOTUS Dispatch: 'Hush Fell' Over Courtroom
Your Take: A civil rights lawyer's view of the scene as the high court heard a voting-rights case.