LDF Responds to Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith’s Comments on Voting

Sherrilyn Ifill, president and director-counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF), issued the following statement in response to Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith's comments that making voting "a little more difficult" for "liberal" ...

NAACP Legal Defense Fund Statement on First Step Act

Sherrilyn Ifill, president and director-counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, issued the following statement on the First Step Act criminal justice reform bill: "The revised First Step Act, S. 3649 is the latest modest ...

LDF Statement on Nomination of Thomas Farr to Federal Bench

Todd A. Cox, director of policy at the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF), issued the following statement about the Senate's decision to move forward with the nomination of Thomas Farr to the ...

Civil Rights Groups Demand Every Georgia Ballot Be Counted

Read a PDF of our statement here.

WASHINGTON – The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc., The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law issued the following statement regarding the unresolved ballot crisis ...