LDF Files Amicus Brief with Supreme Court in Support of Overturning the Judicial Override for Capital Punishment in Alabama

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Yesterday, the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF) filed an amicus brief with the United States Supreme Court supporting the overturning of the judicial override for capital punishment in Alabama. In previous capital ...

Voting Rights Activists Call on Georgia Secretary of State to Mandate Ballot Drop Boxes

Today, the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. and the Georgia branch of All Voting is Local sent a Letter to Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger urging him to adopt three crucial strategies ...

LDF and More Than A Vote Launch “We Got Next” Poll Worker Recruitment Campaign

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Today, the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF) and More Than A Vote (MTAV) formally launched the “We Got Next” advertising campaign aimed at recruiting young people to serve as poll workers during ...

LDF Delivers Oral Argument in First Day of Students for Fair Admissions v. Harvard Appeal

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Today, the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit heard oral arguments in the Students for Fair Admissions (SFFA) v. Harvard. Jin Hee Lee, Senior Deputy Director of Litigation at the NAACP Legal ...

Federal Court Rules in Favor of Louisiana Voters Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

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Today, a federal court prioritized the health and safety of Louisiana voters by extending the early voting period by three days and providing voters at highest risk of COVID-19 with a mechanism to vote by ...

LDF Statement on House Judiciary Committee Considering CROWN Act

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Yesterday, the House Judiciary Committee advanced the Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair (CROWN) Act, a bill that would prohibit racial discrimination based on a person’s hair texture or hairstyle. The NAACP ...

LDF Statement on Louisville Settlement with Family of Breonna Taylor

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On Tuesday, the city of Louisville, Kentucky, announced that it reached a $12 million settlement in the wrongful death lawsuit brought by the family of Breonna Taylor. The city also announced a series of policy ...

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