The case seeks to recover money damages, including the illegal up-front fees paid by plaintiffs, and injunctive relief. Read More »
Plaintiffs from New York and six other states seek to recover illegal upfront fees and monetary damages. Read More »
- July 09, 2012 Lawyers' Committee and Common Cause Release New Report Urging Federal and State Lawmakers, Election Officials to Protect Voters from Deceptive Practices Political vandals armed with computer-controlled telephones and the email addresses of millions of voters have a clear path to sabotage elections across America this November and in most states are likely to get away with it, the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law and the Common Causewarn in a report released today. Read More »
- Jul 14 Lawyers' Committee Applauds President Obama for Taking Action to Grant Clemency The Lawyers' Committee applauds President Obama’s decision announced yesterday to commute the unfair and harsh sentences of 46 federal prisoners as part of the President’s historic clemency initiative.
- Jun 26 Members of Congress, Civil Rights Groups Celebrate Landmark Marriage Equality Ruling, Call for Full Federal LGBT Non-Discrimination Protections Today, after the U.S. Supreme Court issued a landmark ruling expanding marriage equality to all 50 states, a broad coalition of civil rights groups and members of Congress issued the following statement:
- Feb 12 Lawyers’ Committee Releases 2014 Election Protection Report: Democracy Should Not Be This Hard Today, the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law released a report depicting the obstacles to the ballot box experienced during the 2014 general election season and the work performed by the nonpartisan Election Protection Coalition to help voters respond to undue burdens on the right to vote. The report describes the 2014 voting landscape in which equal access to the franchise was not guaranteed. It also conveys the voter experience and shares compelling stories reported to Election Protection from across the country.