The National Campaign to Restore Civil Rights works to ensure that the courts protect and preserve justice, fairness, and opportunity for everyone. NCRCR focuses on public education and outreach, finding ways to get the message out about the impact of court rulings on our communities, our opportunities and our rights.
Tricia Perry spoke with Alan Jenkins of The Opportunity Agenda and Sammie Moshenberg of the National Council of Jewish Women about Elena Kagan’s nomination to the Supreme Court. Listen in as they highlight the importance of this week’s confirmation hearings.
Chris Stoll of the National Center for Lesbian Rights spoke with Tricia Perry about the Perry v. Schwarzenegger case challenging California’s Proposition 8. Listen in as Stoll discusses recent developments in the court battle for marriage equality.
Tricia Perry spoke with Nan Aron of Alliance for Justice and Debra Fitzpatrick of The Infinity Project about the delay in confirming judges to federal trial and appeals courts. Listen in as they discuss the partisan conflict in the Senate and its impact on our judicial system.
Roger Bearden of New York Lawyers for the Public Interest spoke with Tricia Perry about the Disability Advocates Inc. v. Paterson case on the placement of people with mental disabilities in adult homes. Listen in as they discuss recent developments in state housing policy.
Suzette Malveaux of Catholic University of America spoke with Tricia Perry about the AT&T Mobility v. Concepción case on class action arbitration in California. Listen in as they discuss the significant impact this ruling may have on our access to justice, civil rights and consumer protections.
Muneer Awad of the Council on American-Islamic Relations spoke with Tricia Perry about the recent ballot initiative in Oklahama, where voters approved a measure prohibiting state courts from considering international and Islamic (“Sharia”) law. Listen as they discuss the potential impact of the law and pending legal challenges.
Sandra Park, Staff Attorney with the ACLU Women’s Rights Project, spoke with Tricia Perry about the Flores-Villar v. United States case regarding differences in the ability of men and women to confer U.S. citizenship on their children born abroad. Listen in as they discuss the potential impact of the case on gender and citizenship rights.
This month, NCRCR spoke with Jenny Yang, Partner at Cohen Milstein and counsel for plaintiffs in Dukes v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., the largest civil rights class action lawsuit in U.S. history. Listen in as they discuss the potential impact of this much-anticipated Supreme Court ruling on gender and employment discrimination.