LDF Files Amicus Brief Opposing Buffalo Unions’ Motion for Preliminary Injunction to Prevent Disclosure of Certain Police Department Misconduct Info

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Yesterday, the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational and Fund, Inc. (LDF), Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law (LCCR), LatinoJustice PRLDEF (LJP), Law For Black Lives (L4BL), and the Center on Race, Inequality, and the ...

Federal Appeals Court Affirms Wealth-Based Barriers to Voting

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Eleventh Circuit Upholds Florida Law That Bars Hundreds of Thousands of Floridians From Voting Solely Because They Lack Enough Money ATLANTA — A federal appeals court today upheld a Florida law that created wealth-based hurdles ...

Video Release: Cleveland Water Case

In December of 2019, LDF filed a lawsuit against the City of Cleveland for their unlawful water practices. Not only have Black residents been mysteriously charged for water that was not used, when payment cannot ...

Recommendations for Conducting a Safe General Election During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Dear Governor DeSantis: On behalf of All Voting is Local Florida, the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc., League of Women Voters of Florida, Common Cause Florida, American Civil Liberties Union of Florida, Lawyers’ ...

LDF Responds to HUD’s Move to Roll Back Discrimination Protections

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Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) finalized its Disparate Impact Rule. In response, Lisa Cylar Barrett, Director of Policy at the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF), issued the ...

Agreement Reached in Criminal History Screening Case

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The Fortune Society, Inc. (“Fortune”), a nonprofit community-based organization that supports successful community reentry for people with prior criminal justice involvement, and Macy’s, Inc. (“Macy’s”), have reached an agreement in The Fortune Society, Inc. v. ...

LDF Responds to U.S. Attorney General Barr’s Failure to Condemn Voting Twice, Comments on Police Brutality

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Yesterday evening, U.S. Attorney General William P. Barr gave a wide-ranging interview on CNN during which he refused to condemn President Trump’s statements encouraging North Carolina voters to attempt cast two ballots: one by mail ...

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