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Celebrating 75 Years of LDF
Alabama Public Radio Talks with Janai Nelson on the Ramifications of the Supreme Court Voting Rights Decision One Year Ago6/24/14
Shelby County V. Holder: One Year Later
Stop-and-Frisk. Voter ID laws. Jim Crow Redux. Reparations.
6/17/14Related Case or Issue:
It’s been nearly one year since the Supreme Court declared on June 25, 2013 in Shelby County, Alabama v. Holder that states with a history of chronic racial discrimination no longer needed to get Justice Department approval for changes to voting rules under Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act.
6/16/14Related Case or Issue:
(New York, NY)—Today, the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (NAACP LDF) along with The Legal Aid Society called on Quinnipiac University to retract a recent poll regarding policing in New York City public housing buildings due to an inherently flawed and misleading premise. In Poll Question No. 17, pollsters asked: “Do you think the police should or should not restore the program where they patrolled public housing projects and asked people in the hallways for ID?”