LDF and Co-Counsel File Lawsuit Challenging Pennsylvania’s Prison-Based Gerrymandering Scheme

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Today, the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF), the NAACP, and Ballard Spahr filed a lawsuit challenging the practice of “prison-based gerrymandering” in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The lawsuit was filed on behalf ...

Civil Rights Groups Seek Critical Information on Trump’s Muslim and African Ban

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Contact: Eric Naing, eric@muslimadvocates.org Washington, DC — Today, Muslim Advocates and the NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF) filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request seeking crucial information about the Trump administration’s ...

LDF Issues Letter Requesting Financial Technology Firm Upstart Cooperate with Requests for Information by U.S. Senate Regarding Potential Discrimination Against HBCU Graduates

Today the NAACP Legal Defense Fund issued a letter requesting financial technology firm Upstart cooperate with requests for information by US Senate regarding potential discrimination against Historically Black College and University graduates in the firm's ...

LDF Files Amicus Brief Supporting the Right of Juvenile Life Without Parole Offenders to Have a Meaningful Opportunity to Achieve Release

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Today, the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF) filed an amicus brief in Brown v. Preycthe. The brief urges the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals to uphold the district court’s ruling that Missouri’s ...