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Why Indigenous Students Are Fighting to Wear Tribal Regalia at Graduation
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Latest Press Releases
Voters Urge Mississippi Supreme Court to Allow Lawsuit Challenging Unconstitutional Takeover of Hinds County to Continue
Last night, the Legal Defense Fund (LDF), MacArthur Justice Center, Mississippi Center for Justice (MCJ), and ACLU of Mississippi (ACLU-MS) filed a brief in the Mississippi Supreme Court to reverse the...
Voting Rights Groups File Litigation to Protect Voting Rights of Mississippians with Disabilities
Lawsuit challenges bill that blocks most Mississippians from helping friends, neighbors deliver absentee ballots
Plaintiffs Will Appeal Dismissal of H.B. 1020 Challenge
Plaintiffs say plain language of Constitution supports their claims.
LGBTQ Justice Project
For a list of outrageous reasons, legal representation is often difficult for LGBTQ Mississippians to obtain. It is our goal to equip law offices statewide with tools that will cater to this oftentimes vulnerable community.
In the courts
Parents for Public Schools v. Mississippi Dept. of Finance and Administration
The suit, filed in the Chancery Court of Hinds County, Mississippi, argues that the Mississippi Legislature violated Section 208 of the State Constitution by appropriating $10 million to private schools. The State Constitution requires that taxpayer money must be spent only on public “free schools.”