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The Power of Now
March 20, 2016, marks the 76th anniversary of the incorporation of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF).
Merrick Garland, Obama's High Court Pick, Gives GOP a Headache
Sherrilyn Ifill: GOP's New Move to Delegitimize Obama
As Ifill observes in the CNN article: Indeed, a majority of Americans want the Senate to give the President's nominee a hearing, and despite their bluster, Republicans may find themselves out-maneuvered by President Obama's exceedingly moderate choice.
3/17/16Related Case or Issue:
LDF is Hopeful the Decree Will Be Implemented Effectively, Faithfully and Expeditiously to Heal the Ferguson Community, Subject to a Fairness Hearing
Today, President Barack Obama nominated Chief Judge Merrick Garland of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit to serve on the Supreme Court of the United States. If confirmed, Judge Garland will assume the seat left vacant by the sudden death of Justice Antonin Scalia on February 13, 2016. The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF) congratulates Judge Garland on his nomination and calls upon the Senate to consider his nomination expeditiously.