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In the New York Daily News, LDF President and Director-Counsel Sherrilyn Ifill comments on the preliminary settlement in which the New York Police Department agrees "to reform police training and guidelines for encounters with residents and visitors in public housing:"
One Year Anniversary of Joint Guidance on School Discipline Continues Push For Non-Discrimination Policies in Public Schools1/08/15
Today commemorates the one-year anniversary of the issuance of historic Joint Guidance on School Discipline by the Departments of Education and Justice (see Secretary Duncan's Dear Colleague Letter on the Nondiscriminatory Administration of School Discipline). The historic guidance recognizes the impact of discriminatory discipline practices, which are disproportionately pushing students of color out of school, and highlig
African-American Business Leaders Partner with Paramount Pictures to Offer Free Admission to Golden Globe-Nominated Film “Selma” for New York City Middle School Students1/07/15
Symposium: The disparate-impact framework remains essential and effective
The prosecutors in the grand jury proceeding against Darren Wilson are now facing an ethics complaint. Christi Griffin and Sherrilyn Ifill join Lawrence O'Donnell.
Follow the latest developments on Ferguson here.