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Civil Rights Groups to Defend Law Ending Prison-Based Gerrymandering in Supreme Court Hearing

Monday, October 3, 2011

Tomorrow, attorneys from New York’s leading civil rights and social justice organizations will present oral argument in Little v. LATFOR in defense of the State’s law ending prison-based gerrymandering.

Dale Ho of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund and Myrna Perez of the Brennan Center will present oral argument  on behalf of fifteen intervenor voters, also represented by  the Center for Law & Social Justice, Dēmos, LatinoJustice PRLDEF,  the New York Civil Liberties Union, and the Prison Policy Initiative represent the intervenors.

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