Amicus Brief In Support of Equitable Access — Coalition for TJ v. Fairfax County School Board

May 13, 2021

Advancing Justice | AAJC, NAACP — LDF, and LatinoJustice PRLDEF filed to submit an amicus brief Coalition for TJ v. Fairfax County School Board

Civil rights groups Asian Americans Advancing Justice – AAJC (Advancing Justice-AAJC), NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF), and LatinoJustice PRLDEF, together with law firm Arnold & Porter, filed a motion to submit an amicus brief in support of equitable access to Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology (TJHSST) in the case Coalition for TJ v. Fairfax County School Board.

The groups will serve as counsel for TJ Alumni for Racial Justice (TJARJ), NAKASEC VA, CASA VA, Virginia State Conference of the NAACP, and Hispanic Federation as amici curiae in support of new policies designed to promote access and reject policies that further systemic racism and favor students who come from more affluent backgrounds.