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Samuel L. Jackson asks, "What Would Your World Look Like Without LDF?"
Bloody Sunday Anniversary Commemorated in Several Events in Alabama including March Across Edmund Pettus Bridge3/07/14
LDF Calls for Passage of Voting Rights Amendment Act and Another Vote on Civil Rights Nominee
This morning, Ryan Haygood appeared on Democracy Now! in support of our colleague Debo Adegbile.
As one of the preeminent civil rights lawyers of his generation, Mr. Adegbile has committed most of his life's work to advancing civil rights in America.
Statement by Sherrilyn Ifill, President and Director-Counsel of LDF
3/03/14Related Case or Issue:
On March 3, 2014, LDF sent a letter to Edward FitzGerald, the County Executive of Cuyahoga County, Ohio, Jeannet Wright, Acting County Treasurer, and the members of the Cuyahoga County council urging them to make changes to Cuyahoga County’s property tax lien sales system. Tax lien sales are used by many jurisdictions across the country as a means to collect delinquent property taxes, and each jurisdiction applies this system differently. In Cuyahoga County—home to the city of Cleveland—the County Treasurer, at her discretion, selects from a list any number of properties delinque