LDF Sends Letter Regarding Student Uniform Code to Philadelphia Private School

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The Legal Defense Fund (LDF) sent a letter to a Philadelphia private school, Cedar Grove Christian Academy, expressing concern regarding its uniform code, which expressly prohibits certain culturally significant hairstyles, like locs and afros. In the ...

The Legal Defense Fund (LDF) Celebrates the new Stamp Honoring the Legacy of Constance Baker Motley

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Today, the United States Postal Service unveiled its 47th Black Heritage stamp which honors the iconic life and legacy of Constance Baker Motley, the second woman lawyer at the LDF and a legal trailblazer in ...

LDF Files Amicus Brief at the Supreme Court in Support of Petitioners Regarding Fifth Circuit’s Decision to Stay the FDA’s 2016 and 2021 Actions on Mifepristone

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On Tuesday, January 30, the Legal Defense Fund (LDF) filed an amicus brief in support of the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Danco Laboratories, in FDA v. Alliance for Hippocratic Medicine and ...

Twelve Civil Rights Organizations Send Letter to Texas Education Agencies Calling for Proper Enforcement of CROWN Act

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Today, twelve civil rights organizations sent a letter to the Texas Education Agency (TEA)  and the Texas State Board of Education urging the agencies to issue detailed guidance to school districts concerning the implementation of ...

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