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Civil Rights Groups Announce Election Protection Program in Massachusetts

On the eve of the 2016 election, Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice and the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law announce the launch of Election Protection to protect the rights of voters across the state of Massachusetts this election cycle. The Election Protection program, which includes a coalition of local and

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LCCR Testifies In Support of Automatic Voter Registration

LCCR staff testified this week before the Joint Committee on Election Laws in support of H4097, an automatic voter registration bill authored by Rep. Evandro Carvalho.   Recent studies have shown that 1 in 4 eligible citizens are not registered to vote, and many registrations are inaccurate because of wrong addresses or other errors.  The result

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Lawyers’ Committee hosts the National Commission on Voting Rights for the New England Region.

The Lawyers’ Committee hosted the National Commission on Voting Rights for the New England Region. This initiative of the National Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law was undertaken in the wake of the recent SCOTUS decision in Shelby v. Holder. National and local commissioners including former Assistant U.S. Attorney for Civil Rights John Dunne

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