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LDF Commends Issuance of Updated Anti-Racial Profiling Guidance But Urges More Accountability for Local and State Law Enforcement12/08/14
The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund commends the efforts undertaken by the Department of Justice to update its 2003 Guidance Regarding the Use of Race by Federal Law Enforcement Agencies.
Washington, D.C. — In the lead up to the 2014 midterm elections, the United States witnessed one of the greatest assaults on the right to vote in many generations. Many states implemented voting restrictions that made it more difficult—and, in some cases, impossible—for voters of color to participate in the 2014 midterm elections.
LDF Calls For Immediate Reforms Following Pantaleo Non-Indictment Decision in Open Letter to Mayor Bill de Blasio12/05/14
On Andrea Mitchell Reports, Swarns Discusses the Justice Department Options in the Choking Death of Eric Garner12/04/14
LDF Director of Litigation Christina Swarns and chief legal officer of the City of New York Zachary Carter discuss the next steps on the road to justice for Eric Garner’s family on Andrea Mitchell Reports