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Celebrating 75 Years of LDF
Why Monday’s Supreme Court Decision on Redistricting Is Important
As the composition of the Supreme Court remains in flux following the death of one of its most outspoken justices and as the executive and legislative branches continue to battle over the timing of his replacement, the eight-member Court spoke in one voice today to affirm a bedrock democratic principle.
LDF Statement on HUD Guidance Regarding the Application of the Fair Housing Act to the Use of Criminal Records by Housing Providers4/04/16
4/04/16Related Case or Issue:
NAACP Legal Defense Fund Statement in Response to
Supreme Court’s Decision in Evenwel v. Abbott
Race and the Death Penalty in Texas
This month, the Supreme Court will consider whether to hear the appeal of Duane Buck, a black man from Texas who was sentenced to die for the 1995 murder of his exgirlfriend and a man who was with her. There is no dispute about his guilt; the issue is how he ended up on death row.