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A Broken Promise in Texas: Race, the Death Penalty and the Duane Buck Case
Damon Hewitt, Director of Education Practice Group, spoke at a press conference organized by the Student Safety Coalition, a diverse group of educators, parents, students, advocates and legal experts.
Natasha M. Korgaonkar, assistant counsel in the Political Participation Group, writes in today's US News & World Report that "Texas' Voter ID Laws Are Plain and Simple Discrimination." Along with two democratic representatives from Texas, she argues that the Justice Department is absolutely correct to sue Texas over its blatantly discriminatory Voter ID laws.
On LDF's inaugural Bloggingheads episode, Ryan Haygood debates Glen Loury of Brown University on voting rights, America's racial history, and what a new civil rights movement looks like. Check it out!
LDF alumnus and retired Chief Judge U.W. Clemon of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama received the 2013 John H. Pickering Award of Achievement at the American Bar Association’s annual meeting earlier this month. The award was given by the ABA Senior Lawyers Division.