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- August 01, 2013 President Obama Recognizes the 50th Anniversary of the Lawyers' Committee with White House Reception August 1, 2013. A reception will be held today in the East Room of the White House with the President, Lawyers' Committee founding members, board members and current leadership as well as other distinguished guests. Read More »
- Jul 25 Bipartisan Panel Seeks Voting Rights Restoration for Felons The Brennan Center co-sponsored a briefing last week to discuss voter discrimination in the wake of last year’s Supreme Court ruling gutting significant provisions of the Voting Rights Act. The panel featured remarks from Rep. Bobby Scott (D-VA), as well as experts from the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, the American Civil Liberties Union, National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials and the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
- Jul 14 Bipartisan Capitol Hill Panel “Protecting Voters in the 21st Century: Modern Tools to Combat Discrimination” On Tuesday, July 15, at 3:30 p.m., a bipartisan panel of voting rights experts and members of Congress will discuss the modern landscape of voting discrimination and how the provisions of the Voting Rights Amendment Act are needed to address this current, persistent problem.
- Jul 02 Voting Rights Still "Under Siege," Says New Coalition for Redistricting Reform One year after the Shelby County v. Holder Supreme Court decision, which weakened protections for minority voters under the Voting Rights Act, a group of civil rights and democracy organizations has come together to fight back through redistricting reform.