Legal Defense Fund Joins Effort to Extend Title VII Protections to LGBTQ Individuals

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The NAACP Legal Defense Fund (LDF), joined the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, and 56 of the nation’s premier civil rights organizations as amici curiae ...

Sherrilyn Ifill Joins MSNBC’s AM Joy to Discuss SCOTUS’ Gerrymandering and Census Decisions

LDF's President and Director-Counsel Sherrilyn Ifill joined Joy Reid on MSNBC's AM Joy to discuss the Supreme Court decisions in this week's Census and Gerrymandering cases.

Groups Sue to Block New Florida Law That Undermines Voting Rights Restoration

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Federal Lawsuit Filed Immediately After Governor Signed Bill Into Law GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The American Civil Liberties Union, ACLU of Florida, NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, and Brennan Center for Justice at NYU Law filed a ...

Supreme Court Rules Against Inclusion of Undemocratic Citizen Question in the 2020 Census

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Today, civil rights groups secured a critical victory against the Trump administration’s attempt to manipulate the Census to the detriment of people of color and to the accurate enumerations of the American public. In a ...