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May 13, 2014
Brown v Board of Education at 60

April 29, 2014
Second Chance Legal Clinic

April 10, 2014
COURT GIVES FINAL APPROVAL TO SETTLEMENT OF CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT CHALLENGING THE SHACKLING OF IMMIGRANTS IN COURT

April 4, 2014
Voting Rights Barriers in 21st Century report

April 4, 2014
VOTING RIGHTS DATABASE MASTER

March 19, 2014
Bay Area Business Roundtable Report Card

March 18, 2014
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY-Voting Rights Report

March 17, 2014
2014 CVRA Fact sheet

March 17, 2014
Voting Rights barriers infographic

March 5, 2014
Fair Chance Ordinance Legislation final

March 4, 2014
Fair Chance Ordinance Legislation digest

February 4, 2014
Fair Chance Ordinance

February 4, 2014
Post NCVR CA 1.30.14 meeting

February 4, 2014
Scott v. Bowen

January 31, 2014
Small Businesses Empower Local Communities - English/Spanish

January 30, 2014
UELIAN DE ABADIA PEIXOTO, et al., v.U. S.DEPT. OF HOMELAND SECURITY, et al. Settlement Agreement Notice Punjabi

January 30, 2014
UELIAN DE ABADIA PEIXOTO, et al., v.U. S.DEPT. OF HOMELAND SECURITY, et al. Settlement Agreement Spanish

January 30, 2014
Public Hearing: State of the Vote in California

January 29, 2014
UELIAN DE ABADIA PEIXOTO, et al., v.U. S.DEPT. OF HOMELAND SECURITY, et al. Settlement Agreement English

January 29, 2014
UELIAN DE ABADIA PEIXOTO, et al., v.U. S.DEPT. OF HOMELAND SECURITY, et al. Settlement Agreement Chinese

January 23, 2014
Shackling Case Settlement

January 20, 2014
MLK2014Invitation

January 7, 2014
Tom Steyer Bio

December 19, 2013
SAVE THE DATE - Voting Rights Hearing 1-30-14

December 18, 2013
Cultivating Fair Chance Employment in Alameda County

December 13, 2013
SHOP LSE

December 12, 2013
Status of the Federal Voting Rights Act

December 2, 2013
Reentry Legislative Victories

December 2, 2013
MLK Sponsorship form

November 25, 2013
FOIA Settlement re Asylum Notes

November 25, 2013
National Settlement Reached to Prevent Withholding of Asylum Interview Notes

November 20, 2013
SAVE THE DATE - MLK 2014

November 8, 2013
Clearinghouse Review - Racial Justice

October 15, 2013
FOIA Request - Credible Fear Interviews

October 13, 2013
Governor Brown Signs AB 651 (Bradford), the Reentry & Employment Opportunities Act!

October 11, 2013
Final Amicus Brief - Mitchell v Felker

October 4, 2013
San Mateo County supervisors should pick a district map favored by the people

September 5, 2013
Fall Asylum Seminar

August 28, 2013
March on Washington Anniversary Message

August 26, 2013
Big Win for Second Chance Clinic & LCCR

August 21, 2013
CARRP Report

August 21, 2013
CARRP Press Release

July 29, 2013
Morales Win

July 12, 2013
Court Issues Decision Against Federal Government in Challenge to Withholding of Documents From Asylum Seekers

July 11, 2013
Order granting asylum notes under FOIA

July 8, 2013
Pushing the Line

July 8, 2013
Study Highlights Racial Disparities in Peninsula Area High School Student Assignment Plan

July 2, 2013
SUHSD Boundary Map

June 26, 2013
Shelby County v. Holder

June 24, 2013
Fisher Decision Press Release

June 24, 2013
SCOTUS Decison Fisher v. University of Texas

June 21, 2013
Asylum Program Coordinator Opening

June 13, 2013
Letter to Feinstein - Eliminate Asylum Filing Deadline v2

June 12, 2013
AB 651 Reentry & Employment Opportunities Act

June 3, 2013
ABA Pro Bono Training

May 31, 2013
Asylum Interview Notes Requested under FOIA

May 24, 2013
Arizona Sheriff Arpaio found guilty of violating the constitutional rights of Latino drivers

May 9, 2013
SF Education Law Clinic

May 1, 2013
Education Law Clinic

April 25, 2013
Letter Regarding Lack of Minority Business Participation on 49ers Stadium

April 17, 2013
AGC v Caltrans Ninth Circuit Opinion

April 17, 2013
Shared Principles for Comprehensive Immigration Reform

April 17, 2013
CA Values Statement for Immigration Reform

April 17, 2013
LGBT CIR Sign on letter to Congress

April 17, 2013
LGBT CIR sign on letter to White House

April 17, 2013
PRINCIPLES FOR IMMIGRATION REFORM THAT PROMOTE FAIRNESS FOR ALL IMMIGRANTS

April 16, 2013
LCCR Wins Big at Ninth Circuit - AGC v Caltrans

April 16, 2013
Ninth Circuit Upholds Caltrans Equal Opportunity Program

April 10, 2013
Talking About Comprehensive Immigration Reform - English

March 25, 2013
Where Will the Supreme Court Stand on Racial Justice Policy?

March 25, 2013
A Trifecta of Cases Before the U.S. Supreme Court to Shape Racial Justice Policy for Years to Come

March 21, 2013
Comprehensive Immigration Reform Event

March 12, 2013
Office of Civil Rights Complaint Against Skyline H.S.

March 8, 2013
Bankruptcy Judgeship Opportunity - Las Vegas Announcement

March 8, 2013
Bankruptcy Judgeship Opportunity - Las Vegas Application

March 5, 2013
9th Circuit Day Laborer Free Speech Ruling in Arizona

February 20, 2013
LCCR Letter to Police Commission Regarding Tasers

February 19, 2013
Asylum March Seminar Registration Form

February 13, 2013
Application for the Bankruptcy Judgeship recruitment in the District of Arizona

February 13, 2013
Announcement - Bankruptcy Judgeship Opportunities District of Arizona - Phoenix (2)

February 13, 2013
SF Contract Monitoring Division Open House Annoucement

February 12, 2013
AGC Opening Brief

February 12, 2013
AGC Reply

February 12, 2013
Caltrans Answering Brief

February 12, 2013
Fed Amicus Brief re: AGC v. Caltrans

February 12, 2013
Intervenors Answering Brief

February 11, 2013
FOIA Complaint 2-11-13

February 11, 2013
Federal Government Sued For Withholding Documents From Asylum Seekers

February 8, 2013
Civil and Human Rights Groups File Supreme Court Brief in Defense of the Voting Rights Act

February 1, 2013
Shelby County, Alabama v. The United States of America, et al.

January 28, 2013
HELD BACK Press Release 1-28-13

January 27, 2013
Lawyers' Committee Study: HELD BACK

January 2, 2013
David Abella, Colby Award

December 21, 2012
LCCR End of Year Msg

November 29, 2012
MLK 2013 Fillable Sponsor Form

November 27, 2012
SAVE THE DATE - January 31, 2013 - Annual MLK, Jr. Awards Luncheon

November 20, 2012
LCCR Welcomes New Members

November 20, 2012
Protecting the Right to Vote

November 9, 2012
LCCR November DACA Clinic

November 1, 2012
LCCR Welcomes Staff Attorney Miya Saika Chen

October 29, 2012
Brown Bag

October 25, 2012
Second Chance Series October

October 25, 2012
Executive Director October Message

October 24, 2012
Voting Rights

October 16, 2012
Election Protection

October 9, 2012
Why We Still Need Affirmative Action

October 2, 2012
LCCR Presents at Equal Justice Society panel "Affirmative Action Tipping Point: Fisher and SCOTUS"

September 27, 2012
DACA Fair Press Release

September 27, 2012
Deferred Action A Positive Step But Not Enough

September 26, 2012
USCIS CLE SF 10-9-12

September 21, 2012
Hiring Communications Assistant

September 12, 2012
Free DEFERRED ACTION Fair

September 10, 2012
MLK 2013 Nominations

September 10, 2012
WCCUSD first filing

September 10, 2012
WCCUSD Amended Complaint; August 2012

September 9, 2012
Fall 2012 Asylum Seminar for Pro Bono Advocates

September 9, 2012
Police Chief Suhr Letter of Support for the TRUST Act

September 9, 2012
TRUST Act BLOG 9-9-12

September 9, 2012
Fall 2012 Asylum Seminar for Pro Bono Advocates

August 16, 2012
Deferred Action - A Positive Step But Not Enough

August 15, 2012
Deferred Action - A Positive Step But Not Enough

August 14, 2012
LCCR Press Release on amicus brief filed to US Supreme Court in Support of Student Diversity in California

August 13, 2012
Amicus Brief Filed by LCCR in Support of Diversity in College Admissions

August 2, 2012
Deferred Action Information

July 2, 2012
Suit Filed Against West Contra Costa Unified School District

June 25, 2012
Statement of the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights on the Supreme Court's Rejection of the Major Provisions of Arizona Anti-Immigration Law

April 15, 2012
Lawyers' Committee, CRLA, Ropes & Gray File Suit Against Santa Rosa School Board Following Closure of Local School

March 15, 2012
San Francisco Unified School District Report Shows San Francisco Schools Remain Racially Isolated

March 8, 2012
East Bay Legal Clinic to Provide Free Legal Support to Bay Area Small Business Owners

March 6, 2012
Robert Rubin Transitions to Private Practice After Decades of Service at the Lawyers' Committee

February 22, 2012
Lawyers' Committee, API Legal Outreach and O'Melveny & Myers File Civil Suit on Behalf of Abused Domestic Worker (statement)

January 12, 2012
Lawyers' Committee Appoints Kimberly Thomas Rapp as New Executive Director

October 26, 2011
California Supreme Court Rules in Agreement with the African American Redistricting Collaborative and Lawyers' Committee: Republican Redistricting Lawsuit Thrown Out

October 9, 2011
Legal Services for Entrepreneurs - May 2013

September 15, 2011
Federal Agency Orders California High-Speed Rail to Open Up Closed Contracting System Following Civil Rights Complaint by Minority-Owned Businesses

August 31, 2011
Lawyers' Committee Alleges Unfair Voting Practices Against Sonoma State in Student Election

August 15, 2011
Lawyers' Committee and ACLU Sue ICE, Homeland Security for Shackling Non-violent Detainees During Immigration Hearings

July 25, 2011
Lawyers' Committee to Honor the Legal Community at "Living the Dream" Event

June 30, 2011
Latino Residents Reach Settlement with City of Modesto and Stanislaus County on Equal Access to Municipal Services

May 23, 2011
Chinatown Legal Clinic to Provide Free Legal Support to San Francisco's Small Business Owners

April 25, 2011
Suit Filed Against the County of San Mateo to Establish an Equitable Voting System

March 24, 2011
Equal Opportunity Victory for Minority and Women-Owned Businesses in Caltrans Contracting Lawsuit

March 22, 2011
City of Tulare Prepares for Switch to District-Based Election System

January 18, 2011
Lawyers' Committee to Honor Bay Area Attorneys and Legal Professionals for Efforts to Advance Civil Rights

Media/Press Contact: Candice Francis, Communications Director, 415-543-9697 x216, cfrancis@lccr.com

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