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May 11, 2017

Why Few Cities Will Take the Supreme Court Up on Their Right to Sue Banks

May 8, 2017

Trump Walks Back Threat to Defund Black Colleges

May 8, 2017

Front-runner to lead Justice Department civil rights division defended retailer in Supreme Court discrimination case

May 4, 2017

Judge orders Georgia to extend voter registration for runoff

May 4, 2017

Judge allows Georgia voter registration 30 days before election

May 4, 2017

Democrats aim for win in 6th District voter registration lawsuit:

May 1, 2017

Supreme Court says cities can sue big banks over housing bubble damages

May 1, 2017

SCOTUS Decision May Fuel Suits Against Banks

May 1, 2017

Supreme Court says cities can sue banks over predatory loans

April 29, 2017

100 Days of Civil Rights in the Trump Administration

April 27, 2017

AJC Watchdog: DC lawyers, liberal groups push 6th District lawsuit

April 26, 2017

After Hate Crimes, Victims Get Stuck With the Bill

April 24, 2017

AP: Lawsuit: 2015 redistricting violated black voters’ rights

April 24, 2017

Lawsuit: GA House districts ‘gerrymandered’ to remove minority voters

April 20, 2017

Suit claims Georgia voter registration violates federal law

April 18, 2017

Cops Over Citizens: The Unraveling Of Obama-Era Policing Reform

April 12, 2017

Unleashing The Police? No Federal Oversight, No Justice, Activists Warn

April 12, 2017

Sessions urged to purge Obama staff from Civil Rights Division

April 10, 2017

Federal Judge Strikes Down Texas Voter ID Law

April 7, 2017

The Baltimore Police Department Binds Itself to Reform

April 7, 2017

Federal judge in Baltimore approves sweeping plan for police reforms

April 6, 2017

When Democracy’s Firewall is Breached

April 5, 2017

Judge allows suit challenging how Texas elects judges to its highest courts

April 4, 2017

Who’s Following Ben Carson?

April 3, 2017

White House no longer wants ABA evaluations for judicial spots

April 3, 2017

Sweeping Federal Review Could Affect Consent Decrees Nationwide

March 29, 2017

Workshop prepares teachers to help and protect immigrant students

March 27, 2017

Sessions urges cities to comply with immigration detainers

March 27, 2017

Attorney General Jeff Sessions says sanctuary cities may lose federal funding

March 27, 2017

Top Civil Rights Feeds to Follow on Twitter

March 27, 2017

Sessions urges cities to comply with immigration detainers

March 24, 2017

Your Commute Includes Hearing ‘You Don’t Belong in This Country’

March 24, 2017

‘A Safe Space for Hate’

March 24, 2017

EOC Guidance Draws Fire For Stance On Orientation Bias

March 23, 2017

What is the role of race in redistricting? A Law School panel tackles the issue

March 23, 2017

Schumer: Democrats will filibuster Gorsuch nomination

March 22, 2017

Class-action suit alleges dearth of public defenders in Louisiana

March 22, 2017

Sen. Schumer Calls on Democrats to Boycott Neil Gorsuch Vote While Trump is Under FBI Investigation

March 21, 2017

Questions linger over whether labor nominee Alex Acosta will stand up for workers

March 20, 2017

Dems likely to probe Gorsuch environmental views this week

March 19, 2017

Political dogfight over Supreme Court finally reaches Senate

March 16, 2017

Acosta takes center stage as labor secretary nominee in Trump cabinet

March 13, 2017

Rise in hate crimes spurs launch of database and hotline

March 12, 2017

New Labor Nominee: Fair Leader or Self-Serving One?

March 9, 2017

Rev. Al Sharpton and civil rights leaders meet with U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions

March 9, 2017

Black Leaders Briefly Meet with A.G. Sessions

March 9, 2017

Black Leaders Briefly Meet with A.G. Sessions

March 9, 2017

Contender to Run Civil Rights Post Can’t Be Pigeonholed

March 8, 2017

Civil Rights Leaders Report “Dismaying” Meetings with Sessions—The Ball’s in Our Court

March 8, 2017

Georgia County To Restore Black Voters’ Rights Under US Law

March 8, 2017

Georgia county agrees to restore black voters’ rights

March 7, 2017

Civil Rights Leaders Confront Sessions on Range of Worries

March 7, 2017

More groups press Jeff Sessions on civil rights commitment

March 6, 2017

Trump’s Revised Muslim Ban Is Still a Muslim Ban

March 6, 2017

SCOTUS Ruling Delivers Blow to Racial Bias in the Courtroom

March 6, 2017

National Civil Rights Leaders to Meet with Attorney General Sessions

March 6, 2017

Civil rights leaders to meet Atty. Gen. Jeff Sessions on Tuesday

March 1, 2017

Texas Voter ID Challengers Press On Despite DOJ’s Shift in Stance

February 28, 2017

Justice Department changes course on closely watched Texas voting rights case

February 28, 2017

DOJ Fought Texas’ Voter ID Law For Years. Now It Just Wants To Wait For A Fix.

February 27, 2017

Justice Department changes its position in high-profile Texas voter-ID case

February 27, 2017

Study: Louisiana has far fewer public defenders than needed

February 27, 2017

Justice Dept. Drops a Key Objection to a Texas Voter ID Law

February 27, 2017

Jeff Sessions drops DOJ lawsuit against discriminatory Texas voter ID case, reverses 6 years of litigation

February 27, 2017

U.S. to Drop Claim Texas Voter ID Law Had Biased Intent

February 20, 2017

Trump’s Second Pick for Labor Differs More in Style Than Policy

February 17, 2017

The Daily 202: The price of loyalty to Trump is high and rising

February 17, 2017

Nobody Seems To Have Liked Working For Donald Trump’s New Labor Pick

February 16, 2017

Lawsuit filed against Jones County for voting rights violation

February 16, 2017

Trump names Acosta as new choice to become labor secretary

February 14, 2017

Voting Rights Act 2017: North Carolina County Discriminated Against Black Voters, Lawsuit Says

February 14, 2017

Jones County voters sue, allege discrimination

February 13, 2017

Lawsuit seeks voting rights for black rural residents in North Carolina

February 13, 2017

Lawsuit alleges racial bias in Jones County elections

February 13, 2017

Lawsuit seeks voting rights for black rural residents in North Carolina

February 13, 2017

Racial bias alleged in N. Carolina county’s election method

February 9, 2017

Civil rights groups are moving to monitoring Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ actions at the Justice Department after failing to stop his confirmation

February 8, 2017

Jeff Sessions confirmed by the Senate to be attorney general

February 7, 2017

Suing for the Defense

February 6, 2017

Class-action suit claims Louisiana public defender system failing indigent defendants

February 6, 2017

Groups slam Louisiana’s public defender system in lawsuit

February 6, 2017

Groups slam Louisiana’s public defender system in lawsuit

February 6, 2017

Groups slam Louisiana’s public defender system in lawsuit

February 6, 2017

Lawsuit claims La. public defense system inadequate

February 6, 2017

Suit filed over La.’s indigent defense program

February 6, 2017

Lawsuit takes aim at Louisiana public defender system

February 6, 2017

Groups slam Louisiana’s public defender system in lawsuit

February 6, 2017

Gov. Edwards offers no response to class-action lawsuit from indigent defendants

February 6, 2017

Groups Slam Louisiana’s Public Defender System in Lawsuit

February 6, 2017

New indigent defense lawsuit targets Gov. Edwards, state public defenders board

February 6, 2017

Calling Louisiana’s public defense system ‘epidemic problem,’ new lawsuit seeks big help

February 2, 2017

The Essential Nature of HBCUs

January 30, 2017

Coretta Scott King, Who Died 11 Years Ago Today, Would Condemn Current State Of Turmoil

January 30, 2017

Liberal Lawyers Plan Wave of Resistance to Trump Policies

January 30, 2017

Lawyers’ Committee Goes on Red Alert as Trump Rolls Back Civil Rights

January 27, 2017

The Rich History and Current Relevance of America’s HBCUs

January 26, 2017

Justice Department Delay in Texas Voter ID Case Sparks Concern Among Voting Rights Advocates

January 26, 2017

Voter ID Lawsuits Live on Despite Likely Trump Policy Shift

January 26, 2017

Analysis: Donald Trump fraud search could become witch hunt

January 25, 2017

Justice Department Signals Change In Approach To Civil Rights Cases

January 25, 2017

Civil rights group says Justice Department delay of Baltimore consent decree hearing raises ‘grave concerns’

January 25, 2017

In city of Martin Luther King and John Lewis, a close eye on Trump

January 25, 2017

Trump’s voter fraud probe could pave way for tougher voting rules

January 25, 2017

State and federal election officials call Trump fraud claim unfounded Federal and state election officials say President Trump’s claims of massive voter fraud are unfounded and could make voters lose faith in the nation’s election systems.

January 25, 2017

#OffScriptOn9: What’s behind Trump’s push for voter fraud investigation?

January 24, 2017

Civil Rights Group Rebukes Trump Justice Dept. Over Case Delays

January 24, 2017

Trump’s attorney general pick shares some of the president’s voter fraud views. Here’s what that could mean.

January 23, 2017

Supreme Court won’t rescue Texas voter ID law

January 23, 2017

Successful basketball coach with 15-year-old drug conviction challenges NCAA’s ‘No felons’ rule

January 20, 2017

In The Polarized Era Of Trump, BigLaw Searches For Balance

January 20, 2017

Trump Begins with Action on Obamacare, Regulation Freeze and Confirmations

January 13, 2017

Why We Should Remember What Jeff Sessions Neglected to Mention

January 13, 2017

Consent Decree Will Have Far-Reaching Effect on Baltimore Policing

January 12, 2017

Justice Department Says City Board of Elections Violated Federal Law in Brooklyn Voter Purge

January 12, 2017

Meet two lawyers who challenged Jeff Sessions’s civil rights record

January 10, 2017

Franken Catches Sessions Lying About His Civil Rights Record; The attorney general-designate claimed he’d personally litigated cases. He did not.

January 10, 2017

Franken catches Sessions lying about his civil rights record; The attorney general-designate claimed he’d personally litigated cases. He did not.

January 9, 2017

Decade-long legal battle to scrub segregation from Maryland universities returns to federal court

January 9, 2017

Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law President and Executive Director Kristen Clarke, C-SPAN’s “Washington Journal”-Sessions Nomination

January 4, 2017

HBCU Advocates Discuss Remedial Phase of Maryland Higher Ed Desegregation Case

January 4, 2017

HBCU ‘Equality Lawsuit’ Resumes Jan. 9; Judge to hear remedial proposals for addressing past violations

January 4, 2017

Disparity in Maryland’s public higher education goes on trial

December 22, 2016

The long and complicated road to understanding Jeff Sessions and matters of race

December 17, 2016

Election officials focus on whether voter ID laws contributed to Hillary Clinton’s defeat

December 9, 2016

Voting rights suit prompts change in Georgia school district

December 6, 2016

Crucial Redistricting Cases Head to the Supreme Court

December 1, 2016

Milbank: Voter suppression the real scandal

November 27, 2016

Stop Perpetuating The Myth Of Vote Fraud To Distract From The Reality Of Massive Voter Suppression

November 18, 2016

Trump picks Jeff Sessions for AG, Pompeo for CIA chief

November 18, 2016

Will Jeff Sessions Roll Back Civil-Rights Protections?

November 8, 2016

Lawyers Manning Voting Hotlines Across the Country

November 7, 2016

Help for voters only a phone call away thanks to Lawyers Committee

November 7, 2016

Big Law Mans the Phones for National Election Protection Efforts

November 3, 2016

Florida voters sounding off about election problems

November 2, 2016

President of Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law reacts to firebombed Mississippi church

October 14, 2016

Judges extend voter-registration in North Carolina, Georgia

October 13, 2016

Suit seeks Georgia voter deadline extension due to hurricane

October 6, 2016

Justice Department significantly reducing number of federal observers stationed inside polling places

October 6, 2016

HUD Tries to Crack Down on Discrimination by Insurers, While Insurers Deny They’re Discriminating

October 3, 2016

Scalia’s Absence Haunts Supreme Court’s New Term

September 26, 2016

Georgia Offers Changes to Voter Name Hecks Targeted By Suit

September 14, 2016

Lawsuit: Georgia voter registration process violates the law

September 7, 2016

Black voters sue over Alabama’s method of electing judges

September 7, 2016

Lawsuit seeks to change method of election for Alabama Supreme Court, 2 other courts

September 7, 2016

Lawsuit targets statewide judicial elections

September 2, 2016

Is an Arkansas Town Operating a “Hot Check” Court as an Illegal Debtors’ Prison?

August 29, 2016

A ‘Debtors’ Prison’ Judge Locked Up This Arkansas Mom For 35 Days Because She Bounced A $29 Check

August 29, 2016

LAWSUIT CHALLENGES GWINNETT COUNTY’S DISTRICT MAP FOR BLOCKING MINORITY REPRESENTATION

August 27, 2016

Will voting be an issue in Georgia’s presidential election?

August 26, 2016

Cancer patient sent to jail over unpaid bill

August 25, 2016

With the Voter Protection Act gutted, civil rights groups are battling voter suppression

August 24, 2016

An Arkansas Judge Sent A Cancer Patient To ‘Debtors’ Prison’ Over A Few Bounced Checks

August 24, 2016

Arkansas city’s hot-check court called debtor prison

August 23, 2016

Poor defendants say they face modern-day debtors’ prison

August 23, 2016

Civil Rights Lawyers File Suit Against Alleged ‘Hot Check’ Court That Entraps Poor People

August 23, 2016

Civil rights groups accuse Arkansas city of running ‘debtors prison’

August 23, 2016

Arkansas City Accused Of Jailing Poor People For Bouncing Checks As Small As $15

August 23, 2016

Arkansas City Sued Over Hot Check Court Fines, Arrests

August 23, 2016

Federal Lawsuit Claims Fines From Hot Checks Create ‘Debtors Prison’ in Sherwood

August 23, 2016

Lawsuit Challenges Arkansas City and County Practice of Arresting People Over Court Fines Associated with Bad Checks

August 23, 2016

How Airbnb Can Fight Racial Discrimination

August 9, 2016

The Obscure Jim Crow Tactic Keeping Latinos Out Of Politics

August 9, 2016

Minority voters and candidates in a racially diverse Georgia county see a rigged system

August 8, 2016

Demandan a condado en Georgia por discriminar a votantes latinos

August 8, 2016

This Georgia County Keeps Electing White People Because It Discriminates Against Minorities: Lawsuit

August 8, 2016

Advocacy groups sue Georgia boards over voting districts

August 8, 2016

Civil rights groups file voting rights lawsuit against Gwinnett

August 8, 2016

Minority Groups Sue Gwinnett County, Allege Voting Rights Violations

August 8, 2016

Groups sue to overturn Gwinnett commission, school board districts

August 8, 2016

Ga. County Accused of Voting Rights Violations

August 8, 2016

Civil rights groups allege Gwinnett’s district maps violate Voting Rights Act

August 7, 2016

How voter ID laws will affect Election Day

August 2, 2016

Courts strike down restrictive voter laws in two states

August 2, 2016

All Over the Country, It’s Getting Harder for Poor and Black People to Vote

August 1, 2016

10 Questions: Kristen Clarke is a leader in 21st century fight for civil rights

August 1, 2016

The Slow, Long-Awaited Turnaround in Voter Suppression

August 1, 2016

A Blizzard of Voting Rights Abuses Charged in Wake of SCOTUS Decision

August 1, 2016

A Georgia town is sending police to black residents’ homes to challenge their voting rights

August 1, 2016

Arizona judge won’t require court election oversight

July 31, 2016

Critics See Efforts by Counties and Towns to Purge Minority Voters From Rolls

July 29, 2016

LATINO VOTERS SUE TEXAS OVER ‘UNIQUE BARRIERS’ CREATED BY AT-LARGE JUDICIAL ELECTIONS

July 28, 2016

Civil rights group sues over Texas court elections

July 28, 2016

Lawsuit Demands Single Member Election Districts for Top State Courts

July 27, 2016

Rep. Terri Sewell talks voting rights at convention

July 26, 2016

Education Reform Democrats Look Ahead to Life After Obama

July 26, 2016

The New Segregation

July 26, 2016

The Ghosts of Shelby County

July 26, 2016

Pressure, Protests And Problems With Rights Violations?

July 22, 2016

Latino Voters Sue Texas Over ‘Unique Barriers’ Created by At-Large Judicial Elections

July 22, 2016

Time to terminate nation’s policing crisis once and for all

July 21, 2016

Suit: Elections to top Texas courts discriminatory

July 21, 2016

OpEd: Restoring Voting Rights to the Disenfranchised

July 19, 2016

Here’s the Next Sleeper Challenge to Affirmative Action

July 19, 2016

These Virginians Just Got Their Voting Rights Back. Republicans Are Trying To Take Them Away Again.

July 18, 2016

Your Cheat Sheet: Where We Stand as New Draft ESSA Funding Rules Approach

July 18, 2016

U.S. Police Deaths Build Momentum for Law to Treat Attacks as Hate Crimes

July 18, 2016

Fraud complaints cloud foreclosure relief

July 15, 2016

This Bill Could Automatically Register 50 Million People To Vote

July 15, 2016

Changes to North Carolina voting laws could put thousands of 2016 ballots at risk

July 14, 2016

America’s Race Crisis – NAACP Calls Police Shootings ‘21st Century Lynching’

July 14, 2016

Port Covington developers announce multi-million deal with 6 nearby neighborhoods

July 12, 2016

District attorney resigns from Baton Rouge shooting case, economic boycott keeps up pressure and the demand for justice

July 11, 2016

Activists Worried Dallas Shooting Will Set Back Police Reform Effort

July 8, 2016

Group seeks court order for plan to manage voter wait times in primary

July 7, 2016

Courts should approve Arizona election plans, group says

July 7, 2016

Minnesota officials are calling for a federal investigation of the Philando Castile shooting. What might that mean for the case?

July 6, 2016

Kristen Clarke On Alton Sterling, The DOJ And Past Allegations Of Excessive Force in Baton Rouge (AUDIO)

July 4, 2016

Affirmative action plan upheld by Supreme Court

June 23, 2016

Supreme Court upholds University of Texas affirmative action admissions

June 23, 2016

Ex-Federal Judges Demand Senate Fill High Court Seat

June 22, 2016

SCOTUS Losing Authority as Vacancy Persists, Former Judge Says

June 18, 2016

Kristen Clarke Provides Testimony at DNC Platform Meeting

June 15, 2016

Primary Voting Problems Have Advocates Concerned About November Elections

June 8, 2016

Battleground California: Clinton emerges victorious over Sanders with 56% of votes

June 8, 2016

‘It was just chaos’: Broken machines, incomplete voter rolls leave some wondering whether their ballots will count

June 7, 2016

The Latest: Clinton wins Democratic primary in California

June 7, 2016

New voters, some hiccups as Californians head to the polls

June 7, 2016

White House punts in response to petitions decrying March elections

June 6, 2016

2016 A. Leon Higginbotham Corporate Leadership Award Dinner Video

June 2, 2016

Long lines at the polls spark another lawsuit

June 2, 2016

Lawsuit Filed Against Arizona Election Officials Over Long Wait Times

June 2, 2016

New lawsuit seeks court oversight of Maricopa County elections (write-thru)

June 2, 2016

New suit seeks court oversight of Maricopa County elections

June 2, 2016

Lawsuit claims errors by Reagan and others contributed to election fiasco

June 2, 2016

Civil rights attorneys file lawsuit to have courts supervise elections

June 2, 2016

Lawsuit Filed to Protect Voting Rights in Maricopa, Arizona

May 24, 2016

Kristen Clarke Commencement Address at UDC Law

May 9, 2016

Petition blocks use of sheriff’s precinct as potential Macon-Bibb voting locale Petition receives enough signatures to block move to sheriff’s precinct

May 9, 2016

Criminal record should not deter applicants, U.S. tells colleges

May 9, 2016

U.S. Urges Colleges to Rethink Questions About Criminal Records

May 9, 2016

Here’s Why North Carolina’s Anti-Trans Lawsuit Is a Big Waste of Time and Money

May 9, 2016

Common Application changing question on criminal record

May 8, 2016

Kristen Clarke on MSNBC LIVE Speaking about Supreme Court Nominee Judge Merrick Garland

May 5, 2016

Will Trump get Merrick Garland confirmed?

May 4, 2016

U.S. STUDENTS FILED RECORD 10,000 CIVIL RIGHTS COMPLAINTS LAST YEAR

May 3, 2016

Some Indiana Counties Closed Two-Thirds Of Their Polling Places Ahead Of Record Turnout Election Day

April 22, 2016

Removing Roadblocks to Voting

April 21, 2016

Landmark $15M settlement in Census Bureau background-check lawsuit

April 20, 2016

The Hardest, Least Lucrative (But Potentially Most Important) Job Discrimination Suits

April 20, 2016

New York Primary: Chaos at Polling Sites, Broken Scanners & Whole Blocks Purged from Voter Rolls

April 19, 2016

New York’s Primary Isn’t Going Smoothly So Far

April 18, 2016

Housing for Ex-Offenders

April 13, 2016

Texas photo ID law stands despite challenges since Supreme Court ruling weakened Voting Rights Act

April 13, 2016

Landlords fear ‘witch hunts’ with HUD’s ex-convict policy

April 6, 2016

Dear Scott Walker: Wisconsin’s Photo ID Law Did Not Work ‘Just Fine’

April 4, 2016

HUD Seeks to End Housing Discrimination Against Ex-Offenders

April 4, 2016

Landlords Face Pressure on Criminal Background Checks

April 4, 2016

Supreme Court unanimously upholds ‘one-person, one-vote’ method to draw districts in Texas case

April 4, 2016

Supreme Court Deals A Blow To Conservatives In Major Voting Rights Case

April 4, 2016

Supreme Court upholds ‘one person, one vote’

March 28, 2016

We Don’t Have to Wait for the General Election to See the Harmful Effects of Voter-ID Laws¬¬—They’re Already Happening

March 25, 2016

Fighting Debtors’ Prisons

March 25, 2016

Petition calls for White House to look at Arizona voter suppression issues

March 21, 2016

Some in Obama’s base ‘disappointed’ over SCOTUS nom

March 11, 2016

President Obama reportedly is down to three finalists for Supreme Court vacancy

March 5, 2016

‘Let Me Vote!’ Voters Experiencing Problems at Different Polling Stations During 2016 Presidential Primary Elections: Long Lines, Faulty Machines, Ballot Shortages Among Problems

March 1, 2016

The Power of the Right to Vote

February 18, 2016

Should high school punishments go on college applications?

February 11, 2016

Maryland is still grappling with separate but equal in higher education

January 30, 2016

Inquiries to Colleges Requesting Criminal Background-Related Information on Applications

January 29, 2016

Universities are asking students to divulge ANY contact they’ve had with the police or courts

January 29, 2016

College Application Question About Past Run-In With Police In Draw Scrutiny For Being Discriminatory

January 29, 2016

HOT BLAST: How Auburn (and others) deal with students’ difficult pasts

January 29, 2016

Colleges draw scrutiny for questions about students’ criminal history

January 29, 2016

This one application question could be making colleges less diverse

January 29, 2016

New state voting laws face first presidential election test

January 28, 2016

College application questions about police contact under scrutiny

January 28, 2016

Arrests and College Applications

January 28, 2016

Colleges that ask applicants about brushes with law face scrutiny

January 28, 2016

Lawyers’ Committee Launches Campaign to Eliminate Barriers to Educational Opportunity

January 28, 2016

College application questions about police contact under scrutiny

January 28, 2016

Colleges That Ask Applicants About Brushes With the Law Draw Scrutiny

January 28, 2016

Colleges That Ask Applicants About Brushes With the Law Draw Scrutiny

January 20, 2016

Voting rights advocates observe somber King holiday

January 17, 2016

Donado Law Firm, American Hope Group cheated LIers, lawsuits charge

December 29, 2015

2015: A year of great reform or great resignation

December 24, 2015

Orange clerk slashing surcharge imposed by collection companies

December 21, 2015

In NY, a 10-year legal battle seeks to pry open door to fair housing

December 20, 2015

Minority Sheet Metal Workers in New York Get Back Pay After Decades of Bias

December 18, 2015

Steel mill that never was ‘casts a shadow’ on EPA Office of Civil Rights

December 16, 2015

Congress should reject gutting fair housing rule with riders

December 15, 2015

15 years after Bush v. Gore, how far have we come?

December 8, 2015

Supreme Court Hears Arguments in Voting Rights Case

December 8, 2015

U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments in Texas redistricting case

November 20, 2015

Reforming election process can improve voter turnout

November 19, 2015

Few take advantage of Louisiana law allowing them to vote without photo ID

November 10, 2015

NAACP Sues Ga. County For Purging African-American Voters

November 7, 2015

Real Estate Shell Companies Scheme to Defraud Owners Out of Their Homes

November 1, 2015

Obama, FBI director spar over the ‘Ferguson Effect’ on police

November 1, 2015

Washington-area appointments and promotions for Nov. 2, 2015

October 30, 2015

Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law

October 30, 2015

Civil Rights Lawyer, Kristen Clarke Ready to Assume Leadership of The Lawyers’ Committee

October 28, 2015

Newly-elected President & CEO of the Lawyers’ Committee, Kristen Clarke

October 27, 2015

The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law Names Kristen Clarke New President

October 26, 2015

New director for National Lawyers’ Committee

October 26, 2015

Study finds lower re-election rates for minority judges

October 25, 2015

Kristen Clarke Named President of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law

October 24, 2015

LDF Congratulates Kristen Clarke, Named as New President and Executive Director of National Lawyers’ Committee

October 24, 2015

Election day in New Orleans: Some eager to vote, others indifferent or unenthusiastic

October 22, 2015

Civil Rights Legal Group Picks New President

October 20, 2015

Federal prosecutor on DMV closures: Alabama Legislature threw ALEA ‘under the bus’ in budget

October 20, 2015

Blue States Make Voting Easier as Red States Add Restrictions

August 17, 2015

Lawyers’ Committee Honors Legacy of Civil Rights Champion Julian Bond

July 17, 2015

Letter to the Editor: Moving to End Housing Segregation

June 26, 2015

SCOTUS rejects effort to weaken Fair Housing Act

June 26, 2015

Members of Congress, Civil Rights Groups Celebrate Landmark Marriage Equality Ruling, Call for Full Federal LGBT Non-Discrimination Protections

June 2, 2015

Court rules against mortgage relief law firm

May 30, 2015

Self-defense or illegal homicide? Is ‘stand-your-ground’ evolving?

May 29, 2015

Prosecutors Purposefully Struck Blacks From Jury List In Death Row Case

May 29, 2015

Deadly White Waco biker clashes downplayed because of race?

May 25, 2015

Nevada murder trial is latest to test interpretations of ‘stand your ground’ laws across US

May 20, 2015

Black Leaders Push for Nationwide Police Reform

May 18, 2015

Varying knife laws can confuse across state, local lines

May 14, 2015

Democrats Play Hardball on Voting Laws Ahead of 2016

May 2, 2015

Obama’s difficult legacy on race

May 1, 2015

National Civil and Human Rights Groups Host Audio Press Conference Call “Baltimore, Ferguson and Beyond: The Crisis of Race and Policing”

May 1, 2015

Civil rights leaders say the fight for justice in Baltimore has just begun

April 24, 2015

Holder Says Farewell to Justice Department

April 9, 2015

Walter Scott shooting: 5 civil rights voices on what needs to change

April 6, 2015

The Voting Law That’s Being Ignored

April 6, 2015

EEOC to Hold Meeting April 15 at Miami Dade College

April 3, 2015

Sheet Metal Union Agrees to Pay an Estimated $12.7 Million in Partial Settlement of Race Bias LawsuitEEOC and Others Charged Local 28 with Discriminating Against Black and Hispanic Workers for Many Years

April 2, 2015

Sheet Metal Union Partially Settles Race Bias Suit

March 27, 2015

House hearing raises concerns over EEOC action on wellness programs

March 25, 2015

SCOTUS Alabama decision may affect Virginia election maps

March 20, 2015

Barbara Arnwine Resigns as Head of Prestigious Lawyers’ Committee

March 19, 2015

LDF Statement on Resignation of Barbara Arnwine as President and Executive Director of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law

March 12, 2015

Lawyers’ Committee President and Executive Director Barbara Arnwine Testifies on HB 338

March 11, 2015

Trustees of SAE chapter apologize for ‘horrible cancer’

March 5, 2015

Civil Rights Lawyer Barbara Arnwine Launches Talk Radio Show

March 4, 2015

Fifth Circuit Should Uphold Ruling Striking Down Texas’s Discriminatory Photo ID Law

February 26, 2015

Black History Month: Lawyer Fighting To Protect Voting Rights

February 25, 2015

Education Director, Brenda Shum, participates in the 60th Anniversary of Bolling v. Sharpe Panel Discussion

February 25, 2015

A Checklist of Actions to Promote Reform and Stop Police Abuse

February 13, 2015

Voting Rights 50 Years Later

February 12, 2015

Lawyers’ Committee President and Executive Director Barbara Arnwine testified before the MD General Assembly’s Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee regarding the parameters on the deployment of SWAT teams and reporting requirements (in support of SB 173).

February 11, 2015

Lawyers’ Committee Submits Letter of Support for President Obama’s Nomination of United States Attorney Loretta E. Lynch to Be Attorney General of the United States

February 6, 2015

Coalition of Civil Rights Organizations on Police Reform Honor Lives of Michael Brown and Trayvon Martin as Death Anniversaries Near

February 4, 2015

NCPE Title I Portability Sign-On Letter

January 22, 2015

What Is Eric Holder’s Civil Rights Legacy? His Achievements Aren’t Well Known, Experts Say

January 8, 2015

The case for disparate impact under the Fair Housing Act

December 29, 2014

Lawyers’ Committee Recognized Outstanding Lawyers, Law Firms and Clients During Annual Awards Reception

December 25, 2014

Not This Way

December 21, 2014

Civil Rights Leaders Express Outrage, Sorrow Over Killing of New York Police Officers

December 20, 2014

NAACP Legal Defense Fund & Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law Condemn Killing of NYPD Officers and Shooting of Baltimore Civilian

December 19, 2014

LIVE RECORDING: Virtual Town Hall Discussion on “Ferguson and Beyond: The Crisis of Race and Policing In 2014”

December 14, 2014

Transforming personal loss to activism

December 13, 2014

Speakers assure Justice for All crowds the ‘spirit of revolution’ won’t be pacified

December 13, 2014

Some of the civil rights and Ferguson movement leaders

May 17, 2012

What You Need to Know About EEOC’s New Guidance on Criminal Background Checks

January 9, 2012

Reporting on the Maryland Historically Black Colleges and Universities Case and Trial

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