LDF Issues Statement on the Department of Justice Charging Former and Current Officers Involved in the Killing of Breonna Taylor

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Today, more than two years after Louisville Metro Police Department (LMPD) officers senselessly killed Breonna Taylor in her home, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has charged four current and former LMPD officers – Officer ...

LDF President and Director-Counsel Janai S. Nelson Testifies Before U.S. Senate on the Need to Reform The Electoral Count Act

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Today, Legal Defense Fund (LDF) President and Director-Counsel Janai S. Nelson testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Rules & Administration as part of its hearing, “The Electoral Count Act: The Need for Reform.” In ...

Historic Number of Corporations File Amicus Briefs in U.S. Supreme Court in Support of College Admissions Policies That Foster Diversity

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In a show of historic and overwhelming support for affirmative action, 82 corporations and business groups (see list below) signed three amicus briefs filed in the Supreme Court of the United States in Students for ...

Motion to Dismiss Association for Education Fairness v. Montgomery County Board of Education Granted by Federal District Court

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Today, the United States District Court for the District of Maryland dismissed Association for Education Fairness v. Montgomery County Board of Education, a lawsuit that sought to prevent school districts from promoting equal opportunity for ...

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