LDF, Advancing Justice-AAJC, Latino Justice PRLDEF, and Ballard Spahr File Amicus Brief in Support of Dismissing Association for Education Fairness v. Montgomery County Board of Education

February 28, 2022

Advocacy Groups file amicus brief in Montgomery County (MD) magnet school admissions case.

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Legal Brief

The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF), Asian Americans Advancing Justice-AAJCLatino Justice PRLDEF, and Ballard Spahr LLP filed an amicus brief on behalf of Black, Latino, and Asian American organizations in support of dismissing Association for Education Fairness v. Montgomery County Board of Education, a lawsuit that seeks to prevent school districts from promoting equality for all students through race-neutral admissions policies.

The amici curiae are the Montgomery County Branch of the NAACPMontgomery County Progressive Asian American NetworkIdentity, Inc.CASA, Inc.; and Asian American Youth Leadership, Empowerment, and Development, who also have a pending Motion to Intervene as defendants alongside defendant Montgomery County Board of Education, if the case moves forward.