Tag Archive: National Conference of Black Lawyers

Conyers v. Reagan – International Law – CCR Docket 1985-1986

In October 1983, President Reagan announced that he had ordered a pre-dawn invasion of Grenada by nearly 1,900 Marines and armed airborne troops under the code name “Urgent Fury.” The fighting was heavier than expected and by the end of…
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International War Crimes

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People v. Allen (amicus) – Criminal Justice – CCR Docket 1981-1982

The Center joined with the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, the National Conference of Black Lawyers and the National Emergency Civil Libertie Committee as amici in a motion to the trial judge in the case of two…
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Civil Liberties

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Walton v. Beame – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket 1977-1978

This suit was brought by the Center and the National Con­ference of Black Lawyers to force the prompt arraignment of persons held after the blackout in New York City  in July 1977. It resulted in an agreement between the city and…
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Civil Liberties

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