$40 Million Effort from LDF for Next Generation of Civil Rights Attorneys in the South

Wow announcement via email: Today, the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF) launched the groundbreaking Marshall-Motley Scholars Program (MMSP), an innovative educational and training opportunity that will produce the next generation of civil rights attorneys to serve Black communities in the South. … Continue reading

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Barton Gelman: “America’s Second-Worst Scenario: So far, cumulative acts of civic virtue have saved the republic. But the constitutional order is still in danger.”

Barton in The Atlantic: Here is the nub of our predicament. Donald Trump attempted democracide, and he had help. The victim survived but suffered grievous wounds. American democracy now faces a long convalescence in an environment of ongoing attacks. Trump … Continue reading

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Looking Forward to Speaking at This Jan. 21 UC Free Speech Center Event: “Elections, Insurrection and Inauguration: What’s Next for Democracy?”

Webinar registration for University of California National Center for Free Speech and Civic Engagement where I’ll be interviewed by the Center’s Michelle Deutchman: Topic: Elections, Insurrection and Inauguration: What’s Next for Democracy? Description: Following the recent insurrection at the United … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Relists PA Election Cases for Its Next Conference, on 1/15

SCOTUSBlog: Next up are two election-law cases. The petitions in Republican Party of Pennsylvania v. Boockvar, 20-542, and Scarnati v. Pennsylvania Democratic Party, 20-574, involve challenges to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s extension of an absentee-voting deadline last year. The challengers originally sought to undo the … Continue reading

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