April 24, 2017
“guarantee the election of white incumbents,” Kristen Clarke, president of the Lawyers Committee, said Monday.
Clarke said: “Reduce the ability of African-American and other minority voters to elect candidates of their choice.”
Bill Custer, a partner at Bryan Cave law firm in Atlanta, who is helping bring the suit, said, “we need to, and are able to, prove that race was used as the predominant factor for drawing the district lines.”
April 18, 2017
“It’s shameful that the attorney general is taking this step less than two months into his tenure to undo some of the critical work that … [has been] put in place to help get these police department on a better path,” Clarke continued. “We all want safe communities but the reality is that these police departments have a history, a long history of trumping people’s constitutional rights.”