Former LatinoJustice PRLDEF staff attorney Jenny Rivera has been nominated to sit on the New York State Court of Appeals by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo.
“I’m going home to my abuela’s this weekend; I hope I don’t get stopped….”
For the past 40 years, LatinoJustice PRLDEF has been litigating precedent-setting impact cases across the country and changing the way Latinos live their lives in the United States and the way our country has lived up to its ideals. Through litigation, advocacy and education, LatinoJustice PRLDEF works to protect opportunities for all Latinos to succeed in school and work, fulfill their dreams, and sustain their families and communities. As a civil rights organization, we write to express our concern over the increased incidence of hate crimes against Latinos.
Florida Must Restore Voting Rights of Those Improperly Purged
LatinoJustice PRLDEF, the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF), National Institute for Latino Policy (NILP), and the Center for Law and Social Justice (CLSJ) of Medgar Evers College have released the NYC Council Unity Map, a joint proposal for new City Council districts that reflects New York City’s changing demographics and protects the voting rights of Blacks, Latinos, and Asian Americans.
LatinoJustice PRLDEF protected your right to vote during 2008 and 2010 elections and we're ready to do it again. Our attorneys and staff responded to Spanish-language voter concerns from across the East Coast at a national call center, and were on the ground in several counties ensuring that Latino voters received the access and assistance that they are guaranteed by law.
An unprecedented number of civil and human rights groups have joined LatinoJustice PRLDEF in petitioning Senate Judiciary Committee to launch an investigation into hate groups and hate crimes in the United States.
Asian American and Latino Workers Sue Korean Restaurant for Labor Violations and Get Temporary Restraining Order Blocking Boss from Retaliating
Florida's Orange County’s new Commission redistricting map is discriminatory and violates the civil rights of Latinos by diluting their voting strength, according to a lawsuit filed by several Orange County residents.
The attack on a sitting judge, and a Latino one at that, will not be tolerated by LatinoJustice PRLDEF and other Latino law organizations.
LatinoJustice PRLDEF Asks NYS Commission on Judicial Nomination To Consider Latino Attorneys for Vacancy
LatinoJustice PRLDEF Asks DOJ to Investigate NYC Board of Elections Handling of District 13 Congressional Primary Race