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Press Release 05.25.23

The HALT Fentanyl Act Repeats Mistakes of the Past

WASHINGTON – Jesselyn McCurdy, executive vice president for government affairs at The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, released the following statement regarding the House passage of H.R. 467, the Halt All Lethal Trafficking (HALT) of Fentanyl Act:

Press Release 05.17.23

Judge de Alba Is Highly Qualified to Serve on the Ninth Circuit

WASHINGTON – Lena Zwarensteyn, senior director of the fair courts program at The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, released the following statement after the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the nomination of Judge Ana de Alba to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit:

Press Release 05.15.23

Brad Garcia Brings Vital Experience to the D.C. Circuit

WASHINGTON – Lena Zwarensteyn, senior director of the fair courts program at The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, released the following statement after the Senate confirmed Brad Garcia to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit:

Press Release 04.25.23

The Leadership Conference Statement on the Passing of Harry Belafonte

WASHINGTON — Maya Wiley, president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, issued the following statement on the passing of Harry Belafonte, a 2010 recipient of the Hubert H. Humphrey Civil and Human Rights Award — the civil rights community’s highest honor:

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