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The NAACP Legal Defense Fund and Criminal Justice in the 21st Century
The NAACP Legal Defense Fund used the legal system to overcome separate but equal, desegregate schools and public facilities, and bring some measure of equal justice to African Americans living under Jim Crow laws in the U.S. What role does this legendary organization have now in the era of Black Lives Matter, and how would Thurgood Marshall interpret it all?
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NAACP Legal Defense Fund: Supreme Court Should Not Take Up Texas’s Fight to Maintain Voter Suppression Law11/29/16Related Case or Issue:
The NAACP Legal Defense Fund and other civil rights groups filed a brief in the United States Supreme Court opposing a request from the State of Texas that the Court take up, at this time, Texas’ ongoing efforts to implement its discriminatory voting scheme.
LDF and Earthjustice Urge Alabama Environmental Agency to Oppose Landfill Operation in Historic Black Community11/28/16
LDF Calls on the United States Department of Transportation to Immediately Address Discriminatory Passenger Removals by Airlines11/28/16
The Department of Transportation must act immediately to ensure that all individuals are free to travel regardless of their race or religion.