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LDF Joins Coalition of Civil Rights Organizations Applauding DOJ's National Initiative for Building Community Trust and Justice9/23/14
Today LDF joined with a broad coalition of civil rights organizations to applaud the launch of the Department of Justice's National Initiative for Building Community Trust and Justice. The initiative will enlist a team of criminal justice researchers to study racial bias in law enforcement in five U.S. cities and will focus on training to reduce bias and ensure fairness in law enforcement.
9/22/14Related Case or Issue:
Update: Read Ryan Haygood's powerful closing argument.
Janai Nelson, along with a host of other legal scholars, previewed the Supreme Court's upcoming October term at the American Constitution Society.
Listen to her remarks starting at 51:25
9/19/14Related Case or Issue:
DETROIT – At 8:30 a.m. on Monday, September 22nd, at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Michigan (231 West Lafayette Blvd), Judge Steven W. Rhodes will conduct an evidentiary hearing on a motion for a preliminary injunction to stop water shutoffs in Detroit.