Civil Rights Groups Submit Amicus Brief in Support of Race-neutral Admissions Policy at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology

May 13, 2022

We urge the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit to protect admission policies that remove barriers to educational opportunities at TJ.

Advancing Justice – AAJC, LDF, and LatinoJustice PRLDEF filed this amicus brief on behalf of their clients the Virginia State Conference of the NAACP, TJ Alumni for Racial Justice, CASA Virginia, Hispanic Federation, Asian American Youth Leadership Empowerment and Development, and the Hamkae Center to affirm their support for race-neutral policies that increase diversity, provide fairer access to education, and are in line with the Equal Protection Clause.