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6/24/13Related Case or Issue:
Statement of Sherrilyn Ifill, President & Director-Counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. on the Court’s Decision in Fisher v. University of Texas
Statement of Sherrilyn Ifill, President & Director-Counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. on the Court’s Decisions in University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center v. Nassar and Vance v. Ball State University
LDF President & Director-Counsel Sherrilyn Ifill on MSNBC to discuss the Supreme Court cases Fisher v. University of Texas and Shelby County, Alabama v. Holder6/24/13
On June 20, 2013, Anderson Cooper 360 profiled the case of LDF client, Duane Buck, who was sentenced to death in Texas after his sentencing jury was told that he was more likely to be dangerous because he is Black.
Supreme Court Rules that Arizona's Discriminatory Proof of Citizenship Measure is Blocked by Federal Law6/17/13
Washington, D.C.--Today, the United States Supreme Court blocked Arizona’s attempt to make eligible voters provide "evidence of citizenship" in order to register to vote. In the case, Arizona v. ITCA, the Supreme Court struck down Arizona's "Proposition 200" as pre-empted by the Federal Form provided by the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA).