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Another Victory on the Road Home

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Today, LDF won an injunction preventing the remainder of Road Home funds from being spent pending LDF's appeal, which argues that the formula used to calculate grants was discriminatory. The State of Louisiana was ordered to freeze the funds until the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia decides whether the lower court erred in holding that it could not help those plaintiffs who have already received awards based on the allegedly discriminatory formula.

Read the full press release here.