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Leading Civil Rights Organizations File a Motion for a Preliminary Injunction to Prevent the State of Tennessee from Implementing an Anti-Democratic Voter Suppression Law

The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law and its pro bono partner Hogan Lovells US, LLP, filed a motion for a preliminary injunction on behalf of the Tennessee State Conference of the N.A.A.C.P., Democracy Nashville-Democratic Communities, The Equity Alliance, and The Andrew Goodman Foundation, to prevent the state of Tennessee from implementing a voter suppression law, set to go into effect on October 1, 2019.

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The Andrew Goodman Foundation to Host Fifth Annual National Civic Leadership Training Summit at Montclair State University

This year is particularly meaningful because it marks the 55th anniversary of the brutal murder of our namesake, Andrew Goodman, who lost his life, as a 20-year-old college student, in service of advancing equality and voting rights. In honor of this anniversary, the 2019 Summit will focus on empowering student participants by providing them with the tools to leverage Andrew Goodman’s legacy to promote long-term voting engagement on their campuses.

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AGF Brings Suit Challenging Restrictive Tennessee Voter Registration Law

The NAACP, the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, pro bono firm Hogan Lovells US LLP, Memphis-based firm Burch, Porter, & Johnson PLLC, Bromberg Law LLC, and community practitioner Daniel Ayoade Yoon filed a lawsuit to challenge Tennessee’s voter registration law. The suit was filed on behalf of Tennessee State Conference of the NAACP, Democracy Nashville-Democratic Communities, The Equity Alliance, and The Andrew Goodman Foundation.

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