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Press Release 01.7.21

Garland Will Restore Honor to the Department of Justice

WASHINGTON – LaShawn Warren, executive vice president of government affairs at The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, issued the following statement on President-elect Joe Biden’s intent to nominate Merrick Garland as Attorney General of the United States, Lisa Monaco as Deputy Attorney General, Vanita Gupta as Associate Attorney General, and Kristen Clarke as Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights:

Press Release 01.6.21

New Senate Majority Has Mandate For Sweeping Reforms

WASHINGTON – LaShawn Warren, executive vice president of government affairs at The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, issued the following statement after the results in the U.S. Senate runoff elections in Georgia were announced:

Uncategorized 01.6.21

Congress Must Reject Partisan Efforts to Subvert Democracy 

WASHINGTON – LaShawn Warren, executive vice president of government affairs at The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, issued the following statement regarding efforts by some Republicans to challenge the Electoral College results:

Press Release 12.30.20

McConnell’s Sham Election Commission Addition to Pandemic Relief Is Disgraceful

WASHINGTON – LaShawn Warren, executive vice president of government affairs at The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, issued the following statement on Senate Majority Leader McConnell’s legislation that ties $2,000 stimulus payments to the creation of a sham commission to study so-called election fraud:

Press Release 12.22.20

LDF, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, the Open Society Policy Center, and Center for Policing Equity Issue Statement on Release of President Trump’s Law Enforcement Commission Report

WASHINGTON -- Today, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) released a report from the Presidential Commission on Law Enforcement and the Administration of Justice, despite the U.S. District Court’s decision that the Commission had violated the law. In response, the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF), The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, the Open Society Policy Center, and the Center for Policing Equity issued the following joint statement:

Press Release 12.21.20

Congress Finally Acts on Pandemic Relief, Work Remains

WASHINGTON — LaShawn Warren, executive vice president of government affairs at The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, issued the following statement on the congressional passage of COVID-19 relief legislation:

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