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LDF Applauds Supreme Court’s Montgomery v. Louisiana Decision to Apply Ban on Juvenile Life Sentences Retroactively, Affecting Thousands Who Were Imprisoned as Children1/25/161/21/16Related Case or Issue:
The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF) represents African-American students enrolled in the St. Martin Parish school system in Thomas v. School Board of St. Martin Parish, a longstanding school desegregation case in Louisiana. LDF, along with the St. Martin Parish School Board and the United States Department of Justice, recently entered into an agreement regarding the assignment of students to the St. Martin Parish schools.
LDF Urges Systemic Reforms to Eliminate Police Sexual Misconduct Following Sentencing of Daniel Holtzclaw, Former Oklahoma Police Officer1/21/16
Today, former Oklahoma City police officer Daniel Holtzclaw received a sentence of 263 years for raping and sexually assaulting eight Black women while on duty.
Black Voters in Fayette County, Georgia Win Historic Opportunity to Elect Candidates of Choice and Settle Voting Rights Act Case1/20/16Related Case or Issue:
LDF Urges Maryland Legislature To Override Governor Hogan’s Veto and Restore Voting Rights to People with Felony Convictions1/20/16Related Case or Issue: