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Supreme Court Weakens Civil Rights Statute that Protects Against Racial Discrimination in the Workplace
The Supreme Court's decision continues a pattern of making race claims more difficult to bring at the pleading stage of litigation. LatinoJustice PRLDEF joined the NAACP Legal Defense Fund and others...SEE MORE >>

Date: March 24, 2020
Location: New York, NY

Racial Justice Organizations Issue Statement on Florida Ruling Denying Emergency Voter Accommodations Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic
CONTACT: Christiaan Perez, , 212-739-7581; Jeralyn Cave, , 202-728-9557 Tallahassee, Fla. – On Tuesday, March 17, 2020, Judge Robert Hinkle of...SEE MORE >>

Date: March 17, 2020
Location: Tallahassee, FL

Civil Rights Organizations File Lawsuit to Ensure Floridians Impacted by COVID-19 Can Participate in Presidential Primary Election
Today, a coalition of racial justice organizations filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida against Governor Ron DeSantis and Secretary of State Laurel M. Lee...SEE MORE >>

Date: March 16, 2020
Location: Tallahassee, FL

Preliminary Injunction Mandates Spanish-Language Voter Access in 32 Counties Leading up to Florida Presidential Preference Primary
Orlando, FL – In the midst of early voting for the Florida Presidential Preference Primary, legal and community organizations are reminding voters and county representatives that Spanish-language...SEE MORE >>

Date: March 12, 2020
Location: Orlando, FL

LatinoJustice Applauds Federal Appeals Court Decision to Protect the Right to Vote Enshrined by Amendment 4
Orlando, FL - Earlier today, the federal Court of Appeals for the 11 th Circuit upheld a Florida federal judge’s 2019 decision enjoining restrictions passed by the Florida legislature last year that...SEE MORE >>

Date: February 19, 2020
Location: Orlando, FL

Puerto Rican U.S. Citizens Win Right to Transfer Their Driver’s Licenses in Georgia
CONTACT: Christiaan Perez, , 212-739-7581 / Hannah Riley, , 470-867-7530 (Atlanta, GA) – Kenneth Cabán Gonzalez, a U.S. citizen born and raised in Puerto Rico...SEE MORE >>

Date: February 10, 2020
Location: Atlanta, GA