LDF Mourns the Loss of John W. Walker, Legendary Arkansas Civil Rights Attorney and LDF Board Member

   Today, LDF mourns the loss of legendary civil rights attorney and LDF Senior Board member, John W. Walker. A native of Arkansas, Mr. Walker dedicated his career to championing racial justice as one of ...

LDF Policy Counsel Katurah Topps Testifies Before the New York State Senate on the Need to Repeal CRL-50a

CRL50a is a New York State law that keeps even the most basic information about a law enforcement officer shrouded in secrecy, including their records of misconduct and abuse. On October 24, 2019, LDF Policy ...

LDF Statement on the Passing of Former Representative John Conyers

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The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF) salutes the life and work of former U.S. Representative John Conyers, a co-founder of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) and former chair of the House Judiciary ...

Federal Court Rules the Right to Vote in Florida Cannot Be Denied on Account of Wealth 

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TALLAHASEE, Fla. — A federal court today ruled that the right to vote cannot be denied on account of wealth. Plaintiffs challenged a Florida law that creates wealth-based hurdles to voting and undermines Floridians’ overwhelming 2018 passage of Amendment ...