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UMB-NAACP Legal Defense Fund Town Hall on Policing Reform in Baltimore
Without Conservative Supreme Court Majority, Voter-Law Challengers Make Gains
Sherrilyn Ifill, head of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, said in a recent interview that trials, with expert witnesses and voluminous records, were instrumental in rebutting the states’ rationale that the laws were needed to combat voter fraud and restore voters’ confidence in the election.
LDF and Civil Rights Groups Urge Court to Find Cranston, Rhode Island Prison-based Gerrymandering Scheme Unconstitutional9/01/16Related Case or Issue:
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LDF submitted a comment letter in response to the U.S. Census Bureau’s proposed Residence Rule, strongly urging the Census Bureau to count incarcerated people as residents of their last known, pre-arrest home address to treat them like any other group of people who may be away from their homes on Census Day, but still remain true residents of their communities.
In Baltimore’s AFRO, Ajmel Quereshi Looks at Links Between the DOJ Policing Report and Questions of Transportation and Housing Justice9/01/16
The Track to Ending Two Baltimores