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A Broken Promise in Texas: Race, the Death Penalty and the Duane Buck Case
Event Date(s):June 6, 2013American University Washington College of Law4801 Massachusetts Ave NWWashington, DC 20016
Race and Civil Rights in 2013
A Critical Analysis of 21st Century Challenges and Opportunities
A Conversation with Legendary Civil Rights Attorney Fred Gray and LDF President and Director-Counsel Sherrilyn IfillEvent Date(s):May 16, 2013African American Civil War Museum1925 Vermont Avenue, NW (Vermont & U Street)Washington, DC
LDF President and Director-Counsel Sherrilyn Ifill held an informative and inspiring conversation with legendary civil rights attorney Fred Gray at the recently opened African American Civil War Museum on U Street in Washington, DC. They discussed Mr. Gray’s life as a lawyer in many of the most notable civil rights matters in our history and his recently rereleased memoir: Bus Ride To Justice: The Life and Works of Fred Gray. Their conversation occurred on the eve of the 59th anniversary of the decision in Brown v. Board of Education.
Event Date(s):April 10, 2013500 Pearl Street Courtroom 15CNew York, NY
Criminal Justice in the 21st Century: The Challenge to Protect Individual Freedoms, Civil Rights and Our SafetyEvent Date(s):April 5, 2013St. John’s School of Law8000 Utopia ParkwayQueens, NY 11439
Vincent Southerland, LDF Assistant Counsel of the Criminal Justice Practice, will be a panelist at the "St. Johns School of Law JCRED Criminal Justice Symposium" on April 5, 2013, on Juveniles and Criminal Law. Fellow panelists and he will investigate juveniles’ unique experience in the criminal justice system, including particularized challenges for racial minority youth.
Event Date(s):March 2, 2013The Saint James Hotel1200 Water AvenueSelma, AL 36701
On February 27, 2013, the United State Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in Shelby County, Alabama v. Holder, one of the most important voting rights cases of our generation.
Event Date(s):March 1, 2013 - March 3, 2013Selma, AL
From March 1st - March 3rd, 2013 LDF President and Director-Counsel Sherrilyn Ifill, and members of the LDF Political Participation Group, participated in events honoring the 48th anniversary of the historical March Across the Edmond Pettus Bridge in Selma Alabama. LDF hosted a reception that allowed friends and donors to meet Sherrilyn Ifill and members of the Political Participation team. The reception was followed by a panel discussion where the conversation focused on the recent Supreme Court case Shelby County Alabama v.
Event Date(s):January 17, 2013
On Thursday, January 17, 2013, our friends at the prestigious civil rights law firm Murphy, Falcon & Murphy hosted a reception in honor of Sherrilyn A.
Event Date(s):November 13, 2012NAACP LDF40 Rector Street, 5th floorNew York, NY 10006
Please join LDF for registration day for our "Know Your Rights" Academy.
Event Date(s):November 11, 2012Stuart Country Day School of the Sacred Heart1200 Stuart RoadPrinceton, NJ 08540
On Sunday, November 11, 2012 the Princeton Committee of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF) will hold its annual Fall Reception & Program at the Stuart Country Day School of the Sacred Heart in Princeton, NJ. The afternoon will begin with the program at 4:00 PM with a reception to follow.
Event Date(s):November 1, 2012New York Hilton & Towers Hotel1335 Avenue of the AmericasNew York, NY
Storm update Nov 1, 2012:
LDF is pleased to announce that we are going forward with the NEJAD dinner this evening, Thursday, November 1, 2012 as planned.
While this has been a tough time in the aftermath of the hurricane, we encourage those who were planning to come to join us, take a break from the past few days, and celebrate the continued pursuit of justice.