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Lawyers' Committee ☎️866-OUR-VOTE 11h
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Judge Shira Scheindlin notes that AG Barr’s interference in the Stone matter is so outrageous that it makes clear why over 2000 former DOJ attorneys have signed a letter condemning Barr and explains why the Federal Judges Association is weighing in as well.
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Lawyers' Committee ☎️866-OUR-VOTE 11h
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📢86% of Trump nominees are white and 76% are male. These nominees are reshaping the courts. We’re discussing this live now. Tune in here:
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Lawyers' Committee ☎️866-OUR-VOTE 11h
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. notes that our courts are not very well equipped to take the position that the “entire executive branch is acting in bad faith.” But things like the case show an administration advancing pretextual motives to justify its actions.
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Lawyers' Committee ☎️866-OUR-VOTE 11h
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Dean blasts the absence of racial diversity among Trump judicial nominees. She notes that judges have been the “guardians at the gate” and observes that today there is “wavering confidence in the government and the courts.”
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Lawyers' Committee ☎️866-OUR-VOTE 11h
Trump judicial nominees have transformed the federal courts. We are hosting a forum featuring Judge Shira Scheindlin, Dean Walker, and and our very own to discuss the impact of these judges on actual civil rights jurisprudence.
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Lawyers' Committee ☎️866-OUR-VOTE 14h
“As long as there have been black people, there have been black LGBTQ and same-gender-loving people,” David J. Johns, executive director of the More from :
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Lawyers' Committee ☎️866-OUR-VOTE 15h
The best advice Judge Scheindlin has gotten: “the first rule in politics is to be there.” Thank you for being there with us today— we look forward to working together
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Lawyers' Committee ☎️866-OUR-VOTE 15h
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Lawyers' Committee ☎️866-OUR-VOTE 15h
“As a judge you can only speak through your opinions,” said Judge Scheindlin in today’s Fire-chat at the Lawyers Committee. In her 195-page opinion in Floyd v. City of NY, Judge Scheindlin spoke up against NYPD’s practices of indirect racial profiling.
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Lawyers' Committee ☎️866-OUR-VOTE 16h
Judge Shira Scheindlin has been a civil rights ally both on and off the bench. Renown for her work on limiting the extent of stop and frisk policies by recognizing its racial disparity, the Lawyers Committee now welcomes Judge Scheindlin as a new co-chair ✨
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Lawyers' Committee ☎️866-OUR-VOTE 16h
More than 1,100 former prosecutors and officials who served in Republican and Democratic administrations signed an open letter condemning the president and the attorney general over the Stone case.
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Lawyers' Committee ☎️866-OUR-VOTE 17h
“The soul that is within me no man can degrade.” —Frederick Douglass
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Lawyers' Committee ☎️866-OUR-VOTE 18h
She tries to avoid the word. What she says is that her mom is in Guatemala. Or that her mom has been deported and will try to come back soon.
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*Attention ARIZONA & FLORIDA* To participate in your state's primary elections, voters must register today. You can't afford to sit out this election. Register now:
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The New York Times Feb 17
78-year-old Hardis White is one of the more than 200,000 African-Americans who have left Chicago in the last 2 decades. His family is a living symbol of what Chicago has kept and lost.
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Lawyers' Committee ☎️866-OUR-VOTE Feb 17
Just one piece of returned election mail would label NY voters inactive, suppressing voters state-wide. We filed a suit in 2017, and a decision was just made to restore voting rights of 1M+ voters. Donate today to help us continue this important work:
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Lawyers' Committee ☎️866-OUR-VOTE Feb 17
*Attention OHIO & CALIFORNIA* To participate in your state's primary elections, voters must register today. Don't sit out this election. Register now:
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Kristen Clarke Feb 15
Over 60K people in Missouri can have their restored in the #2020 Election. SB 542 would eliminate barriers placed on people with felony convictions who are on probation or parole. All citizens deserve a voice in our democracy.
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The New York Times Feb 14
A judge scrapped a deal to give Silent Sam — the Confederate statue that was toppled by protesters in August 2018 —to the Sons of Confederate Veterans
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Lawyers' Committee ☎️866-OUR-VOTE Feb 15
Our nation’s Top 5 modern day voting rights heroes includes our President along with and . Read about them here: ⬇️
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