LDF Statement on U.S. Supreme Court Declining to Review Keith Tharpe’s Racially-Biased Death Sentence

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The U.S. Supreme Court announced today that it will not re-examine the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeal’s decision to deny Keith Tharpe the ability to appeal his racially-biased death sentence. One of the jurors who ...

LDF’s Policy Department Strengthens Leadership Position in Washington

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Lisa Cylar Barrett and Monique Dixon Take on New Roles The NAACP Legal Defense Fund (LDF) is pleased to announce upcoming changes to our Policy Department. “We are thrilled to share the news that Lisa ...

LDF Senior Counsel Michaele Turnage Young Discusses College Admissions Scandal on MSNBC

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LDF Senior Counsel, Michaele Turnage Young joins MSNBC Live with Kendis Gibson to discuss the college admissions scandal and how it impacts students of color.

LDF Statement on Preliminary Court Ruling in Hartford, Connecticut Education Equity Case

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A federal court yesterday denied a preliminary motion for judgment on the pleadings in a case on integrated education in Hartford, Connecticut. The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF) argued against the lawsuit ...