Today’s groundbreaking launch of My Brother’s Keeper Initiative is critical to providing equal access and opportunity for success for boys and young men of color. Read More »
- September 17, 2013 Join the Lawyers' Committee This Week At The 43rd Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's Annual Convention Read More »
- Mar 10 Lawyers' Committee Encouraged by the Senate Judiciary Committee’s Passage of S. 1675, The Recidivism Reduction and Public Safety Act The Lawyers' Committee is encouraged by the Senate Judiciary Committee’s passage of a vital prison reform bill, S. 1675, Recidivism Reduction and Public Safety Act on March 6, 2014. The bill passed with broad bipartisan support and marks an important step toward reducing the nation’s prison population in favor of smarter approaches to crime.
- Mar 10 Lawyers' Committee to Attend UN Treaty Review of Voting and Other Civil Rights The Lawyers' Committee will attend the fourth periodic U.N. Human Rights Committee review of U.S. compliance with the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights which will take place March 13-14 in Geneva, Switzerland. The Lawyers’ Committee submitted a shadow report highlighting the ways in which the U.S. can improve compliance with the treaty.
- Mar 05 Lawyers' Committee Decries Senate Vote on the Nomination of Debo P. Adegbile to Serve as Assistant Attorney General “Today’s vote is deeply disappointing not only for the civil rights community but for every American,” stated Lawyers’ Committee President and Executive Director Barbara Arnwine.