LDF’s Sherrilyn Ifill in Washington Post Op-Ed: If Judicial Nominees Don’t Support ‘Brown v. Board,’ They Don’t Support the Rule of Law

Since April 2018, more than two dozen executive and judicial nominees have declined to endorse the Supreme Court’s unanimous decision in Brown v. Board of Education. This week — one that marks the 65th anniversary of the landmark ruling that struck ...

LDF’s Lisa Cylar Barrett Comments on Confirmed Anti-Civil Rights Judicial Nominee J. Campbell Barker in Texas Lawyer Write-Up

Yesterday, Texas Lawyer published an article reporting on the confirmation of judicial nominee J. Campbell Barker to the Eastern District of Texas.  NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF) Director of Policy Lisa Cylar Barrett ...

LDF’s Lisa Cylar Barrett in Bloomberg Law Op-Ed: How Much Is Your Life Worth to a Court?

Our legal system often must determine the monetary value of a person’s life to assess damages owed. To make this determination, usually after serious injury or death, our system calls upon forensic economists, experts used ...

Sherrilyn Ifill Joins “All In with Chris” to Discuss the President’s Remarks about Charlottesville and White Supremacy

LDF President and Director-Counsel Sherrilyn Ifill joined All In with Chris Hayes to discuss President Trump's defense of Confederate General Robert E. Lee and the Charlottesville protesters.