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Celebrating 75 Years of LDF
The NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund (LDF) strongly praised U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder’s announcement today that Vanita Gupta has been appointed Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General and Acting Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights at the U.S. Justice Department.
NAACP Legal Defense Fund Will Petition U.S. Supreme Court to Stop Texas’ Discriminatory Photo ID Law in Time for Upcoming Elections10/15/14Related Case or Issue:
Statement of Ryan P. Haygood, NAACP Legal Defense Fund Attorney
Who Made Closing Arguments at Trial for Plaintiff-Intervenors
Court rulings in Texas and Wisconsin are giving opponents of strict voter ID laws a chance to celebrate. Joy Reid looks at the impact of recent voter ID decisions around the country with Ryan P. Haygood.
New LDF Report Looks at Ferguson Through Lenses of Educational and Economic Inequality, Disenfranchisement, and Criminal Justice10/13/14
A new LDF report, Ferguson in Focus, looks at Ferguson through the lenses of educational inequality, political disenfranchisement, economic inequality, and the criminal justice system.
10/10/14Related Case or Issue:
- Zachary Roth, Supreme Court approves Texas voter ID law, MSNBC (Oct 18, 2014)