Blog — Legal

Register Now for our 28th Annual Lawyers’ Continuing Legal Education Seminar, July 8-9 in Houston

Our focus will include an annual U.S. Supreme Court Review and Legislative Update as well as panels on Ethics and many areas affecting our legal, educational and social justice communities.


NAACP Selects 2012 Law Fellows

Since its inception in 2003, the NAACP/Kellogg’s Law Fellow Program has fulfilled its vision of helping to groom future leaders and civil rights attorneys. The program is supported by annual grants from the Kellogg’s Corporate Citizenship Fund, the philanthropic arm of The Kellogg’s Company.


Keenan: TIME Magazine has it wrong

A recent TIME Magazine article mischaracterizes the NAACP's position on charter schools. NAACP General Counsel Kim Keenan sets the record straight.


WATCH: NAACP General Counsel Explains NYC Schools Lawsuit

General Counsel Kim Keenan appeared on MSNBC on June 6th to discuss inequities in NYC public schools and why the NAACP has filed suit.


Operation Bike Week Justice

For the seventh consecutive year, the NAACP will monitor motorcyle events in Myrtle Beach, SC to ensure all tourists are treated fairly and equally regardless of race.


NAACP Joins Legal Challenge To Arizona Racial Profiling Law

The NAACP in coalition with other civil rights groups filed a class action lawsuit today challenging Arizona's new law requiring police to demand "papers" from people they stop who they suspect are not authorized to be in the U.S.


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