LDF Statement on Deputy Attorney General Nominee Jeffrey Rosen Refusing to Endorse Supreme Court’s Unanimous Decision in Brown v. Board of Education

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Sherrilyn Ifill, President and Director-Counsel at the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc., issued the following statement: “Today at his confirmation hearing to serve as Deputy Attorney General, Jeffrey Rosen refused to say that ...

LDF Joins Cross-Ideological Coalition in Submitting an Amicus Brief in Case Challenging Qualified Immunity

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The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF) today joined an amicus brief urging the U.S. Supreme Court to reconsider the doctrine of qualified immunity, which shields government agents from liability for misconduct. The ...

LDF Statement on Senate Judiciary Committee Vote Advancing Judicial Nominee Kenneth Lee

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The Senate Judiciary Committee voted today to advance the nomination of Kenneth Lee to serve on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Lisa Cylar Barrett, Policy Director at LDF, issued the following statement: ...

LDF Sends Letter to Florida House of Representatives’ State Affairs Committee Opposing House Bill 7089 and its Interpretation of Amendment 4

Yesterday the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF), along with the Florida State Conference of the NAACP, submitted a letter urging the Florida House of Representatives' State Affairs Committee to oppose House Bill ...